It's with great delight that I am able to announce our new One 4 One Coffee Project. The premise is very simple. For every 250g bag of delicious Bora coffee that you buy, we will donate the neccessary funds to plant one coffee tree at one of our project sites in Kihembe, Uganda. You can … Continue reading The One 4 One Coffee Project
Earlier this month, JK Rowling, who needs little introduction, spoke very candidly about Voluntourism. Focusing on Orphanages in poor countries around the world, Rowling said: “Despite the best of intentions, the sad truth is that visiting and volunteering in orphanages drives an industry that separates children from their families and puts them at risk of … Continue reading #HelpingNotHelping: More on the Voluntourism debate
I finally received some good news from the surgeon regarding my leg. He said that it’s OK for me to start walking short distances and he confirmed that I am able to both drive and fly (on an aeroplane, not by myself). I took this as the perfect opportunity to book a flight to Uganda. … Continue reading A Milestone.
One week after returning from Uganda in April of this year, we heard from our Ugandan team that the classroom blocks at Kishunju Primary School, housing students from Nursery class through to P5, had been totally destroyed in a storm. This news was particularly worrying, given the fact that there were students inside the classrooms … Continue reading Kishunju Primary School: A story of Rebuilding