Join S.O.U.L. and Global Giving as we #GivetoBuild the Iganga Educational Center!!! As you may know, my time volunteering and then working with S.O.U.L. Uganda for over two years has had a very profound impact on my life. The faces and places of Uganda visit my mind daily and I am so often reminded of the […]Read more "Forgo the latte today and help S.O.U.L. #GivetoBuild"
As I stepped off the plane the humidity enveloped me like a blanket. The scent of smoke filled my nostrils. Memories flashed through my mind. I took a deep breath and the edges of my mouth curled upwards. I went through Customs, a procedure I have done twice at this airport before. The only difference […]Read more "Isucayo – Welcome back – 6 weeks back in Uganda"
Day 1: What Lies Within An adventure to a new place is like cracking open a new book. You don’t know what the pages will hold or what story will envelope your mind, and there are some books that you know you’ll fall in love with even before you turn page one. Rwanda felt like […]Read more "48 hours in Kigali, Rwanda"
March 15th, 2013 – First ever Women’s Tailoring Graduation In the fall of 2010, Danielle Young, Brooke’s very close friend S.O.U.L.’s Creative Director, responded to a proposal from the local women to start a tailoring group. The initial group consisted of 54 women motivated to learn how to sew. This desire came out of a […]Read more "S.O.U.L.’s First Women’s Tailoring Group Graduation"
27th Birthday I have always enjoyed my birthdays mainly because it gives me a good excuse to bring all of my favorite people together. The day is usually filled with the 3 F’s..friends, family and food (thanks Javier). Spending a birthday in a foreign country is always unique and special. A big difference here is […]Read more "Settling in…"