Author Archives: Aleksandra Lukasiewicz

Eyes open, heart full in Kibera

Last month Jennifer and I made the trek to Nairobi for a week of work with a CAP-AIDS Uganda partner organisation, Kijiji Cha Upendo (KCU) – Swahili for Village of Love. KCU is a grassroots community based organisation operating in … Continue reading

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Deep in the village with the King of Lango

A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to attend an official clan leader inauguration ceremony for Omolo Atar Odyakol clan in Ogedi village, Kole District. A friend and I were picked up in the morning to make our way … Continue reading

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All for one and one for all!

Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ – The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

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Uganda: Awaken your senses!

I boarded my flight to Uganda three weeks ago and promised myself that I wouldn’t have any expectations for the journey I was setting out on for the next six months. That’s not to say that I came into this … Continue reading

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