The swirling thoughts of late have been around where I am right now, third world country, versus where I live out my life, first world country, and how I connect what I am seeing in the lives of those around with me with what I experience back home in the States. Where I am right … Continue reading Facing poverty…
This is Michelle, officially checking in for the first time with a writing credit. (Although, be assured, I've been consulted on the content of the previous posts!) For all y'all out there following our little adventure, I thought I'd toss in some details to color the scene. So, check this out... There are a number … Continue reading The Living Landscape
In just two weeks... Michelle and I will be in the air somewhere over Africa after our long flight to Dubai and on our flight to Entebbe!!! Here is a photo of us after we ran in the UWP 5k back in 2012. There was quite a whirlwind as the UWP was purchasing our plane … Continue reading In just two weeks…
On Saturday June 14, all of UWP's Team 19 gathered in Bloomfield at the UWP headquarters for a meeting. It was awesome! Team 19 will be going to Uganda for the first two weeks in August, and Michelle and I are the advance team going a month in advance. 🙂 Photo by Annette Spearman At … Continue reading Team 19
It's that time! We are almost to May 1st, which is two months (roughly, we don't have our exact leave date yet) before we head out to Uganda! That means, it is time to buy the plane tickets. Here's how the traveling goes. We may take a different route, but my previous experiences were like … Continue reading Airplane ticket time!
Hey friends! As you may have heard, I'm heading back to Uganda with Michelle Long. I can't wait! It's been three years since I was there and I've been biding my time, itching to go back as soon as possible. Why now? Here's a run down of how it got into my blood and what … Continue reading Why go back?
This coming Summer, Elizabeth and Michelle are going to Uganda for 6 weeks. The first four weeks we will to investigate at a deeper level the impact of the water tanks for a community. - We will be working in two communities to build relationships and engage with key community members for an in-depth follow up … Continue reading Summer trip – 2014