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 […]Read more "Turning Points: Right Honourable Speaker of Parliament – S.O.U.L.’s Guest of Honour"
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 […]Read more "Sponsorship Coincidence"
Today I received some clarity after a trying week. I have been through a few of these phases while being here (coming up on ten months now). I think it’s something that I have to accept is going to happen. It’s only natural as I process life here. During this time, I question how I […]Read more "self·less serv·ice (synonym: self-learn·ing)"
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"
Certainly not your standard holiday season… …& there isn’t anything wrong with that! Trip to Igenga (village about 180 k away) with the family to celebrate Tata Muganda’s Brother’s University Graduation Christmas Day feasting with the student I sponsor, Salimati Namudira, and her family Christmas Day Futbol Gala won by Team SOUL for the second […]Read more "Holidays in the Villages"