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'A Noble Journey' Category

Headed to Uganda, Open to Adventure

A journey of faith and trust begins for Catherine Rutan, the newest MIAP-Noble Fellow.

Singing in the Garden

Students find gratitude for nature’s gifts, even among the midday heat.

Little Lessons in the Garden

Iliana Rodriguez helps build shade nets at multiple gardens in Uganda during her time as a 2018.

Connecting With Young Gardeners in Calo Me Lare, Village of Redemption

Planting cabbage isn’t always memorable, but when you’re working barefoot with children in a garden in Uganda, it’s hard to forget.

Amazing Things Are Happening in Uganda

A MIAP-Noble fellow sees firsthand how women in Uganda have put their agriculture training to use – and she is amazed by the results.

Dreams Are Not Accomplished in Your Comfort Zone

A graduate student followed her dream halfway around the world – as a MIAP-Noble Fellow in Uganda.

Goodbyes

LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, enjoys the beauty of Uganda’s wildlife and natural resources before officially saying goodbye to the friends she made while assisting with agricultural develop projects in the country.  

No Running Water or Electricity

LaNese Mahan travels to Calo Me Lare to help the students mulch their garden and plant vetiver grass roots so they can grow their own mulch for the future.

Stories in the Garden

LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, learns more about her newfound friends in Uganda while planting watermelon and listening to old wives’ tales.

Math Lesson in the Garden

The first two weeks of my trip were an introductory period to the projects Field of Hope is currently working on. During my stay, I will help with the drip irrigation systems at the school gardens...