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The many ways to break down cultural and language barriers.
As I've prepared for and begun this journey, I've found there are so many different types of waiting. The waiting I experienced in the weeks leading up to my departure date was a mindless frenzy of list-making, training, shopping, crossing off the list-making. It was a numb-type of waiting where I hadn't allowed the experience to become real in my mind yet.
It has been quite a week in Uganda. Jet lag affected me more than I thought... Who knew the nine-hour time difference could make a person exhausted in the early afternoon and wide awake at 2 a.m.? But this is the view I get to wake up to every morning.
I followed Moses, who is the team leader over each farm supervisor, today. We went out to the grain mill/storage to fix some issues. Today was a learning day for me. I learned about issues that surround agriculture here.