Uganda’s Wildlife

When I am in Kampala driving around the city can be quite a challenge with the amount of traffic. However, when I am going back to Kisinga in the west of Uganda I drive through the Queen Elizabeth Game Park, and quite often you have to watch out for the elephants as they cross the…

Moving in Kampala

So I’ve been in Kampala a lot recently and one of the things that this place is most famous for is the traffic! Especially if you’ve seen the Top Gear Africa Special, which starts in Kampala. There are two ways to ‘move’ (as the locals say) around Kampala Driving Boda-boda (motorbike) While driving is the…

The buzz of Kampala

Those of you in the UK that may be thinking of me in Uganda, and imagining me in a dusty field, dripping in sweat, holding my phone in the air looking for signal, suffering from lack of water….I’m afraid I have to disappoint you! Chris and I are currently in Kampala, the capital of Uganda…

Nyabirongo Irrigation

A lot of time in the last few weeks has been devoted to looking at potential projects and telling farmers about our idea for Agri Evolve. This has been very encouraging as the support from the local farmers and officials has been even greater that I had hoped for. It’s hard to know where to…

The Story of Alice

In the time I have spent here in Uganda, I have made many very good friends. My dad had told me before I came here that I would find the most kind and generous people I have ever met, and they did not disappoint. Their lives are challenging and poverty is rife here, but every…

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…