By Mia Hodges It is hard to believe that just about a month ago I was finishing up my 5 weeks in Gulu. In some respects, it feels like ages ago that Allison, Saelar, and I visited the endearing community of Okumu and were given a chicken as a gift to thank us for what… Continue reading Intern Update: Return and Reflect
My first few weeks in Gulu have been great to say the least. Although my attempts to learn the local language have stalled I've learnt plenty more. I think I can say that I know my way around town and have slipped into a good routine. Ive begun to sink my teeth into a draft… Continue reading Intern Update: October
By Harry Marshall I’ve always found arriving in a new city or country at night is unsettling. You struggle to get your bearings because everything is either dark or lit up by brownish-yellow florescent streetlights. So arriving in Kampala at 9:00PM at night and the subsequent 6-hour drive to Gulu didn’t really allow me to… Continue reading Intern Update: First Impressions
By Kate Culbertson: On Sunday, August 6th, HCU had its annual field day and I am so happy that I got the chance to take part. This year the team had Hope Center t-shirts made for both the kids and the staff. The t-shirts turned out great and have promoted the values of HCU throughout… Continue reading In the Classroom: Annual Field Day!
By Kate Culbertson Arriving in Entebbe Airport on July 29th was extremely exciting and quite nerve racking. I couldn’t wait to meet all the HCU kids and get the chance to work alongside the inspirational team of women making this educational vision a reality here in Gulu, Uganda. Walking into the classroom, I couldn’t fight… Continue reading In the Classroom: Mental Health
by Mary Maxton Fowler, July 14, 2017 These first two days have already shown me so much about this beautiful place and it’s beautiful people. Kevin- the best mom in Uganda- is providing her wonderful home for us to stay in and the views for the sunset are out of this world. We are completely immersed… Continue reading Intern Update: First Impressions
by Achen Joyce Date: 16 July, 2016 Summary of week events. We began normal lessons on Saturday at 2:00pm where I took over P.1 and P.2 as Miriam took over the rest of the classes and I taught on a topic called ‘’the different types of foods’’ where I told them as many foods as possible… Continue reading Intern Update: July II