Why sanitation matters to girls


  Having access to a toilet is something that we in the West take for granted but the lack of access to sanitation including a toilet has implications for at least 2.6 Billion folk in the developing world  as Mark Tran explains in The Guardian, Sanitation related diseases such as diarrhea impact the health of individuals and some argue that there is no point giving a … [Read more...]

Can Africa grow its own volunteers

This question has been on my mind for sometime now. Due to the current economic environment we have struggled to get volunteers from the traditional sources to out to our project in SW Uganda. I did wonder if Africa could tap into the skills and knowledge on the ground? The other reason this is on my mind is that the Obama administration's policy toward Africa appears to be … [Read more...]