Author Archives: Christine Stenton

From Kampala to Kibera!

I was recently lucky enough to be sent to Nairobi for a week to work with Kijiji Cha Upendo, a community-based organization (and partner to the CAP Network) that is located in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya. This was a particularly exciting task … Continue reading

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Elephants and Funds!

There have been a lot of exciting things happening for us here in Uganda over the past few weeks both work and leisure- wise. The process of receiving approval from the CAP-AIDS Network for our micro-project proposals has provided a … Continue reading

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Propelling into Project Planning

The past few weeks have been an exciting time here at CAP-AIDS Uganda. As Emma and I move forward with the planning of our micro-projects with CBO partners in Kampala (the Needy Support Center) and Aboke (Aboke HIV Women’s Association), … Continue reading

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Residents of informal settlements in Kampala are struggling for the right to the city

Years after fleeing Uganda’s brutal civil war in the North and trying to settle into Kampala’s Nakawa district, members of the Needy Support Center continuously struggle to access urban land and space. As residents of informal settlements, they are struggling … Continue reading

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Uganda Decides 2016

Emma and I have headed up north to Gulu this week to get out of the city for the presidential elections currently taking place as many offices have shut down to accommodate workers heading home to their various towns and … Continue reading

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Feeling hot hot hot

Before heading up north last week, we had the honour of attending Stephen’s wedding in Nakawa last Sunday. As Stephen is the director of the Needy Support center (one of CAP-AIDS Uganda’s Kampala partners), Emma, Tracy and I had a … Continue reading

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Everything but the birds

7 days in Kampala and I can say that besides the birds, I’ve really enjoyed my introduction to the country. For those bird lovers out there who do not know me, I am speaking through a completely rational bird phobic … Continue reading

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