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Today was a nice mellow day and I am grateful for that. After all of the meetings and driving yesterday it was nice to be able to explore. I spent the morning around the UCU campus. McKay, Professor Smith's son stayed here and we just wandered all morning. He's only 15 so he's like my adopted brother. We bought weird chocolate suckers and ate this ice cream that tastes like cotton candy flavored yogurt. It ...
... being taught in there. I think everyone was felt emotional when we left, and praised Remmie on the work she does. Next stop back to the Isaac's House orphanage! As ever, we were greeted by the children. Then it was straight to work! Everyone chipped in in painting the outside of the house. Then we started to decorate the house. We put stencils in each of the bedroom, colourful hooks for towels in the bathroom, colourful dangly storage for clothes hanging from each bunk ...
... sanitary pads, and there is often nowhere to dispose of soiled pads after use. The organization helps girls gain access to quality feminine hygiene and raise awareness through direct distribution and partnership with many other nonprofits and organization. Girls who have access to sanitary hygiene are more confident in school and more likely to graduation. For every year of education a girl receives, her future income increases.
Andy: this was the most expensive and tough day we have faced so far as not only do the gorillas charge you really high fees to come and have tea with them, but they also expect you to come all the way to their house for the pleasure! Honestly I think that they only go to the top of extremely precarious looking positions so that they can watch the humans struggle to get through and then repeatedly fall into trees made of barb wire. When we finally met ...
... the night. Luckily he was a few tents away and I'm a heavy sleeper so it didn't bother me too much. Just a stopover in Kampala for a smidge of shopping then onto our next place of excitement, Kibale, to track chimpanzees. As we made our way into the hills, light woodland turned into forest. Breaks between the forest revealed rolling green tea plantations and sugarcane. The roads in east Africa are actually pretty good compared to the south. That ...