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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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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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Welcome to Jamaica: Fumbles and Troubles

It seems appropriate that my first experiences with dietary challenges and living adjustments be the subject of my first blog post. As a Canadian in Jamaica there are many adjustments, from wearing business attire in the sweltering heat (in January) to … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: from Youth … to Adulthood

On one of my near 10 hour trips from Mufulira in the Copperbelt to Lusaka, I had a nice chat with a friendly man a few years my junior on my transfer in Kitwe. He was working with the Eurostar … Continue reading

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