News from August 2010

Reflections on the residential

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As part of the children’s and youth HIV/AIDS programme, 3 members of the EKISA team have been involved in going on a 3 day residential trip with the Ugandan teenagers from the programme. Here is day 1 of Martin’s daily reflections on that experience.

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Niall Manogue on Wed, 01 Sep 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

so...what's it like in the monsoon...

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sure it’s wet, damp, humid and chheeeeeessssso

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35580008 Posted by Mark Gill on Mon, 30 Aug 2010 | 1 comments | Visit Mark and Ali Gill's blog

Not yet a Ugandan...

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Rory notices afresh the differences in diseases and how they present in Ireland and Uganda.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Fri, 27 Aug 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Kirsten writes...

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Kirsten reflects upon the weekend’s activities of the Ekisa team at Kiwoko.

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Niall Manogue on Wed, 25 Aug 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

One week down...

Gemma, one of the Ekisa 2010 Team members, writes to tell us how the team are getting on at Kiwoko and how the experience in Uganda is having an effect on her.

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Niall Manogue on Tue, 24 Aug 2010 | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

Celebrations, celebrations, celebrations

With less than a fortnight before he returns home to Ireland, CMSISTEP’ volunteer Alistair Donaldson writes from Burundi with news of a power cut. He also updates us on some recent celebrations – including the special opening of a series of speed-bumps!

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Donaldson-web-profile-pic Posted by Alastair Donaldson on Mon, 23 Aug 2010 | 2 comments | Visit Alastair Donaldson's blog

Delays, detours and 300 children.

Ekisa 2010 team member Emma Jackson writes from Kiwoko, to tell us about the team’s first 5 days, including an account of a fairly eventful journey.

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Niall Manogue on Fri, 20 Aug 2010 | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

Team arrives and begins...

Well, after a delay in Cairo, a night in a fancy hotel, a detour to Istanbul, the team finally arrived, 36 hours late!

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Niall Manogue on Thu, 19 Aug 2010 | 1 comments | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

Quite a weekend.

Rory gives us an insight into some of the happenings at a weekend ‘on call’ at Kiwoko.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Sun, 15 Aug 2010 | 1 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Rwanda prayers

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The team wrote prayers after visiting the two genocide sites in Rwanda. Please take time to read these heart filled prayers for the beautiful country of Rwanda.

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9_rwandan_farmers Posted by Ameā„¦: Rwanda 2010 on Fri, 13 Aug 2010 | Visit Rwanda 2010's blog