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The Uganda Project 2015 – Day 9

Day 9 Video Diary Harry, Watoto It’s Day 9 of the Uganda Project and we catch up with Watoto team leader Harry to hear about the depth of Watoto’s work supporting vulnerable children and orphans as well as the community in which they build. Harry gives us a deeper insight into what’s it like being a part of the Watoto family for the past ten years. Click here to find out how you or your employer can get involved and challenge…

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The Uganda Project – Day 8

Day 8 Video Diary Ben Corbett, LeetGeek After two full days of building a home for the teachers of Watoto, Ben gives us an insight into what it’s like to be an IT professional building a house in Uganda. Click here to find out how you or your employer can get involved and challenge traditional ways of making a change.

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The Uganda Project – Day 7

Day 7 Video Diary Nicole Wilson-Moore, Kain Commercial and Corporate Lawyers Day seven of the Uganda Project and it’s difficult to believe we’ve been here for a full week and done so much. Sunday is a day of rest for Ugandans and when in Uganda and it was a good idea to follow in their footsteps. After a cycle around Gulu, we set off to Watoto for lunch at a house mother’s home, part of the Watoto Model project. In 2003,…

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The Uganda Project – Day 6

Day 6 Video Diary Danyelle Robson, Two Hands Wines / Kain Foundation A seven hour drive and change of scenery saw us working with the construction team in Gulu on the Watoto project. In 2007, Watoto expanded its programme to northern Uganda in response to the cry of the former child soldier and greater community in this region, who bore the brunt of the civil war. In previous trips to Uganda, Kain Foundation corporate partners have assisted with building homes for teachers and…

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The Uganda Project – Day 5

Day 5 Video Diary James Frearson-Lea, Kain Corporate Commercial Lawyers James has articulated how so many of us felt visiting Missionaries of the Poor today. Today’s experience drives home perspective and made us realise how hard the Brothers work at Missionaries of the Poor and how privileged we are in Australia. Click here to find out how you or your employer can get involved and challenge traditional ways of making a change.

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The Uganda Project – Day 4

Day 4 Video Diary Eliza LeMessurier, Kain Foundation Having visited the Ugandan projects supported by Kain Foundation for the past three years, Eliza has been fortunate to be part of the relationship built between Kain Foundation and projects like Bulesa Primary School. Hearing Eliza reflect on the project and articulate her purpose demystifies what can be ethically challenging. Click here to find out how you or your employer can get involved and challenge traditional ways of making a change.

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The Uganda Project – Day 3

Day 3 Video Diary Zdravka Stepic-Clark, Blue Sky Alternative Investments Our first of two visits to Bulesa Primary School. This is a school without electricity, without running water and until Kain Foundation started working with them, students would starve through the day. Tomorrow, 800kg of porridge (approx $350) will be delivered. This will feed all 360 students lunch for one term. This is an ongoing support project with plans to develop sustainable food security for the entire community in the…

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The Uganda Project – Day Two

Day 2 video diary Ben Corbett, LeetGeek Today, we visited Landcare, a project Kain Foundation is looking to work with. Started in Australia, Landcare provides sustainable food security to communities around the world. The Ugandan Landcare team is working with communities in Uganda to achieve food security and in some cases, an income stream from produce. Watch Ben’s video diary to find out more. Click here to find out how you or your employer can get involved and challenge traditional ways of…

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The Uganda Project 2015

The Uganda Project – Day One

Day 1 video diary Tom Williamson, KWP! Advertising We’ve arrived in Uganda! After an epic flight from Adelaide (and Ben from London), we spent Sunday afternoon settling into our guesthouse before being thrown in the deep end on Monday. Tom’s video diary is the first cab off the rank; find out what he got up to and how it’s influenced his perspective so far. Click here to find out how you or your employer can get involved and challenge traditional…

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The Uganda Project Team Departs

In 2 days, the Uganda Project team set sail (thanks to Emirates) across the seas to Uganda. The 14 day adventure includes english workshops for rural communities, sporting activities with Ugandan youth and building a dormitory for orphans in the rural village of Gulu. The trip will also include a sneak peek into the future of the Uganda Project, supporting agriculture and education initiatives in rural Uganda. Don’t miss out on being a part of this adventure, follow the team’s blog here 2015 Uganda…

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