Protea Hotel Kampala
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... We pulled up to a small clearing outside Prossy's home and were immediately welcomed with hugs from Prossy, her teenage daughter, also Prossy and Prossy's 12 year old grand daughter Katie. I immediately had the sense that this home was grand central station for all the village children and Prossy was the village " mom." There were at least 10 children under the age of 7 playing in the yard. None of these children were Prossy' yet somehow all of them ...
Well it has officially been 1 week of being in Africa and it saw our last full day of work in the suubi clinic. It's sad to think that we will be leaving these amazing people. So much love, laughter and caring shown by the staff. The love of God is so clearly shown and displayed for all to see!!! It's so touching. It was quite a busy day at work today. We saw a largish number of malaria cases, some kids quite ...
... the bar. We just had breakfast (beans on toast) and surfed the web. They have a pool table there which seems to be more of an off road course than a smooth, flat surface. We'd hit a ball and it would bear off to one side, that and the breeze blowing the balls all over the place made for an interesting game. Anyhoo we still have no idea when the meeting of the tour starts. Around 1900 we head down to a truck bearing the name ...
... of the slum. The slum was bad but not as bad as we imagined. I guess
being the rainy season helped to keep the smells at bay. It was
frustrating to walk around and hear that it is mainly the women who
provide and care for their children. Most of the time the men are
getting drunk off the local homemade spirit in the shacks! The slum
is located right next to a river which can cause the slum to flood in
the rainy season. It was sad to walk around ...
... quirks and things that have happened this week, along with a keyring. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal before heading off for a last day with the children. We were dropped off at the top of the village for our last walk down to the orphanage. We are now familiar with many of the village children and so they joined us and we walked down together. We stopped off half way up and bought 36 bottles of soda and chocolate biscuits for the children to enjoy. On arrival, everyone was ...