A Noble Journey

An Uplifted Spirit

LaNese Mahan describes her first week in Uganda as a MIAP-Noble Fellow.

Muzungu to Ugandan: 50 Steps to Becoming an Honorary Citizen

Alex Major gives advice for how to become an honorary Ugandan.

Behind the Scenes

Alexa Major visits a commercial farm with Restoration Gateway students, conducts interviews with Ugandan women in mud huts and beneath trees, and gets lost.

Out With the Old and in With the New

For the most part, harvesting both groundnuts and soybeans consisted of walking row to row pulling up plants.

The Staples

One of my favorite experiences so far happened this week when I was out at Barlonyo schools working with their head gardener, Walter.

Obanga Mi Gum

Instead of donating seed for the women to plant, Field of Hope is looking into donating a start-up grant into the women's cooperative account to begin the lending processes.

Outside the Box

Whether it's the simplest games of Mweso or the average day working out in the garden, it never hurts to think a little outside the box.

This is Not the End

The girl that left Texas in May is not the same girl who's returning. And I will be forever thankful for that.

I'm From the Garden

After a week of traveling to the city, touring new programs, exploring the Nile, and saying goodbye to our friends, it was time to head back to Lira. More importantly, it was time to head back to the garden.

Do What You Can

"Don't let what you can't do keep you from doing what you can." – John Wooden

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