Paul and Tania Baker are CMS Ireland Mission Partners based in Kiwoko Hospital, in Luwero Diocese in Uganda. Paul works as the Site Engineer for the hospital and Tania assists with the Women's Resource Centre and hospitality ministry in Kiwoko.
News and articles from Paul and Tania Baker
Paul Baker shares some thoughts about his experience of church in Uganda.
Posted on Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | 0 comments
Wearing a uniform gives you a status. It is clear to everyone who sees you what you do, therefore immediately giving you the level of respectability that comes with your job. So it was not surprising then that the housekeepers at Kiwoko wanted a part of this action.
Posted on Thu, 26 Jan 2012 | 2 comments
All through my first year here I have worried at how I would feel being so far from home over Christmas. But I have been surprised to find that the last month here has been my favourite time so far. Kiwoko really embraces Christmas.
Posted on Tue, 03 Jan 2012 | 3 comments
People always ask “how is the work going?” That’s difficult to answer but I will try and give you a brief glimpse in this blog.
Posted on Sun, 27 Nov 2011 | 7 comments
The Craft Project at Kiwoko relies on visitors to buy the crafts that our ladies make. But there are some times of the year when not many visitors are coming through. It is at these times that we realise how important it is for us to sell to foreign markets as well. As CMSI marketplace events happen over the next few weeks that people will realise when buying these crafts the dramatic difference they are making in the lives of people like Olivar.
Posted on Wed, 02 Nov 2011 | 2 comments
Last week we said goodbye to Rukia, our housekeeper for the last 6 months. She was going off to college!
Posted on Thu, 11 Aug 2011 | 1 comments
On 8th May, news of an Ebola case reached Kiwoko Hospital. Ebola is a highly contagious and usually fatal virus with no cure. Understandably, there was widespread panic in the local community.Dr Rory (Medical Superintendent) announced that we would set up an Isolation Ward in preparation for the likely outbreak. We were given 48 hours to turn a very modestly equipped building into a fully functional Isolation Unit…
Posted on Sun, 17 Jul 2011 | 5 comments
Anyone who has received emails from me in the last few weeks will have noticed I have been struggling to overcome the things that make me very uncomfortable here in Uganda…Today I remembered how truly blessed I am.
Posted on Fri, 01 Jul 2011 | 4 comments
“Give us this day our daily bread” – When those words become literal.
Posted on Wed, 18 May 2011 | 1 comments
After being frequently asked, “So Tania, what is your role at Kiwoko?” I thought I would write a blog on a typical day at the Woman’s Craft project that I look after every Wednesday.
Posted on Mon, 04 Apr 2011 | 1 comments