A Hot Christmas

My original idea was to call this blog, 4 weddings and another wedding. In Uganda, Christmas time is the season for weddings, we’ve been invited to a lot, and very different to as I imagined… The first thing I noticed is the time keeping of the event.  It is perfectly acceptable to turn up and…

Getting Stuck In

Considering the mountains here, unpredictable trails of dirt and many broken roads, we actually haven’t got stuck anywhere. What we have done, is managed to get ourselves right into the thick of Ugandan agricultural life with many different projects taking place, farm visits, partnership creating and many other interesting activities. Looking at the progress of…

Visitor Books

Two weeks in now and so much has happened. Agri Evolve has been driving all over the area meeting with farmers, appointments with the high chief and county leaders, talking to the head of agriculture at the Umbarara university, visiting the ‘Bukonzo joint coffee production co-operatives’ as well  as planning the first irrigation system, It’s…

Back in Uganda

I have been back in Uganda for some time now and it really feels like I’ve never been away! I have remembered most of the local language I knew and am trying hard to learn more. Chris, who looks after the house and does our cooking, is teaching me – luckily he is very patient…