Turning Points: Right Honourable Speaker of Parliament – S.O.U.L.’s Guest of Honour

Synchronicity is an ever present reality for those who have eyes to see. ~Carl Jung Our Guest of Honour for our 9th Bi-Annual General Meeting was the Right Honourable Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kagada. For those not familiar with the Parliament system, the Speaker is third to the President and Kadaga is the first female […]

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Sponsorship Coincidence

Today a friend and fellow S.O.U.L. volunteer camp to the Shack to meet and spend some time with the student she has been sponsoring for over a year, Benard. This is always amazing to witness, as it is rare for a student to be able to meet the person who is paying half of their […]

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Settling in…

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 […]

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Welcome Ken & Jenna

At the end of October, Brooke went back to Kampala for a few days to pick up her dad and the co-founder of S.O.U.L., Ken Stern, and our Executive Director, Jenna Rogers. This was good for two reasons. One, it gave me two days to test the waters of being the Project Manager when Brooke […]

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Places & Faces

As village life becomes more familiar, I have felt my first sense of bittersweet-ness. The initial shock of arriving has worn off and I am beginning to create a routine for myself, which is very grounding. I have begun to really feel like this is my home. I have also accepted what this means for […]

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