Monthly Archives: April 2011

Rotary International District 9200 Conference

I don’t think that many of you know that I have been attending regular meetings with the Rotary Club of Jinja. The Executive Director, Faustine, is a member and invited me to participate. He also invited me to attend the … Continue reading

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Outreach Trip – Jinja Hospital

On Monday, I traveled with the home-based care team once again.  One of our stops was to visit a women who was admitted to Jinja Hospital a couple of weeks ago.  Apparently her condition has gotten worse.  She has Stage … Continue reading

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PMTCT

PMTCT. It stands for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission. I think I might have talked about this briefly before but I thought I should describe it a bit more in this posting. This is an area which was especially … Continue reading

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Storm in Jinja

So last night was a tremendous wind storm that hit the Jinja area.  There was not too much rain but plenty of wind.  In fact, it blew the mosquito net off my body through the small opening in a nearby … Continue reading

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Project Through PACE

On Tuesday, I traveled with the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer at St. Francis, Paul, to a meeting at the District Headquarters in Buikwe. It was the driver, Paul, and myself riding together on a motorcycle. The ride took about … Continue reading

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Food in Uganda

So I thought I would take this personal detour in my blog to talk about food and the typical routine that I go through on an average day.   Ugandan diet is fairly simple and does not contain the variety … Continue reading

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Jjaja Group Meeting

So on Wednesday I got a chance to travel with the Jjaja coordinator to visit a bi-weekly meeting of the Jjajas in a village called Buziika. There are eleven such groups currently around the catchment area that St. Francis supports, … Continue reading

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