Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Dududu Drop-In Centre

The Dududu Drop-In Centre is a non-profit organization serving the Dududu community in Vulamhelo, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Founded in 2005, the Centre strives to mitigate the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the area by working closely with Dududu … Continue reading

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Meeting the Community Based Organizations in Uganda

Hello from Lira, Uganda! What an interesting, eye-opening, and fun experience this has been so far! I have now been in here for a month and I have no idea where the time has gone. Between getting settled into a … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs: Welcome to Jamaica!

In 2 days, I will have officially been living in Jamaica for one month. Wow.

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First thoughts on Santo Domingo

During my first week in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic I have seen historic buildings/monuments, watched baseball in a corner store with locals, enjoyed a mini-concert with old ruins in the background and went for some early morning jogs along the … Continue reading

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Getting Started

Well, I’ve been in the Dominican Republic for five days and things are off to a great start. The vibrant city of Santo Domingo is full of music, colour and history. The people have been welcoming, and getting things set … Continue reading

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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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