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Uganda Travel Log: The Journey Home

Location: Kampala, Uganda to Brussels, Belgium to Chicago, USA Monday-Tuesday, May 29-30, 2017 The day has finally come. After being away from home for 15 days, today we embark on the 2-day journey home. First, we’ll drive across Kampala, down … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 12 – Church, Debrief and Dancing

Location: Kampala and Ndere, Uganda Sunday, May 28, 2017 Unbelievably, we leave tomorrow to fly back to the States. Although there were moments on this trip when I felt like we’d been in Uganda for months, not days, now suddenly … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 11 – Tyranny and Tourism

Location: Kampala (Mengo and Bugolobi districts), Uganda Saturday, May 27, 2017 Today was a day of tourism and relaxation. We ate breakfast at the hotel — which, by the way, is as standardized here (the Namirembe Guest House) as it was … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 10 – Traveling Cross Country

Location: Mbale to Mukono to Kampala, Uganda Friday, May 26, 2017 Today, we leave MBale. We got up early, enjoyed breakfast at the guest house, packed everything onto the bus, then walked next door to the JENGA main office to … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 9 – Really busy but really good

Location: Mbale, Uganda Thursday, May 25, 2017 Prologue to the Day I gotta admit, I was pretty grumpy today. Sadly. I got somewhat frustrated yesterday with the way we organized the hike to the waterfall, and I didn’t handle it the … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 8 – Water, Water Everywhere

Location: Mbale and Kapchorwa, Uganda Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Living Water We started the day (after our classic breakfast at the guest house, of course) at the JENGA office, next door to the guest house, in prayer and praise. It was … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 7 – Soccer and Prison Ministry

Location: Mbale, Uganda Tuesday, May 23, 2017 After breakfast together at the guest house, which has become our regular practice, we put on play-in-public clothes — long pants and T-shirts, whether guys or girls — and headed out to a … Continue reading

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