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Challenges and Flexibility

In Uganda, no plans you make are certain. I have learned this lesson repeatedly in the past two weeks. People are late. Traffic slows operations. Products don't always arrive on time. Repairs don't...
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Sink, Swim ... or float

The first day of managing a farm for Watoto is not nearly as a scary the second time around. Like before, I was hoping and wishing for a simple, steady week of management, but of course this is...
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Following Footsteps

When I first began my time here in Uganda, I expected to be following and working alongside the managers at the various Watoto Sustainability Projects to expand my knowledge. I have been learning...
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A Perfect Ending

I have been writing a lot about my first days and first experiences. Now is the time to write about my last days as my time in Uganda comes to a close. I have never been to Africa, and two months...
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Managing to manage

During the weekend leading up to my week of management, I prayed hard that the week might be easy. Apparently that's not what was in the plan, and honestly I am OK with it.
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Suubi sustainability

My first day at the Watoto Suubi Sustainability project was a Monday, and what a Monday it was.
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Nothing Lasts Forever

Two months. At the beginning of a two-month time period, you think you have all the time in the world. Now looking back, it's like two months wasn't long enough. Three weeks since my return from...
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Prepping for the Pearl

After getting the fantastic news that I was the new Noble-Watoto Master of International Agriculture Program fellow, I immediately began trying to make plans for my two months of work in Kampala, Uganda.