Two times a year I hold community meetings at S.O.U.L. in Bujagali Falls, Uganda. We started this in 2009, when S.O.U.L was born. My dad and I’s mission from day one was to partner with the people of Uganda, working together to better the community by sharing ideas and seeing how we can create positive […]Read more "Community Meeting .:. written by Brooke Stern"
This year Thanksgiving fell on Saturday, December 8th. It was Brooke’s last night in the village before returning to the States for two months. It seemed fitting. We gathered the troops, loaded up the Prado eight or so deep and ventured into town on a mission to find a saycoco (turkey). Like anything else here, […]Read more "Thanksgiving"
Mzungu One of the first words I learned was Mzungu (white person). As I travel from village to village on the back of a boda (motorcycle taxi), this is a word I hear repeatedly. Kids of all ages run to the road and warmly yell, “Hello Mzungu, Byyyeee.” It is like they are taught this […]Read more "“lows will have their compliment of highs”"