Why was I invited to visit Uganda as a #WVAbloggers Ambassador with World Vision?

I loved this article written by World Vision staff member, Lou Acheson, which sums up the important reason for Blog Ambassador trips far better than I ever can:  http://blog.worldvision.com.au/blog-ambassador-trips/ As a long-term supporter of world Vision and a child sponsor of more than 10 years, it was an incredible honour to be given the opportunity … Continue reading Why was I invited to visit Uganda as a #WVAbloggers Ambassador with World Vision?

My internet dependency is stressing me out in Uganda!

When you are sent to country specifically to do a task, blogging and sharing our experience, the internet becomes somewhat crucial. When the country you are in is Uganda, this tends to pose a problem. I was in Uganda with World Vision to learn about the projects they work with there through the child sponsorship … Continue reading My internet dependency is stressing me out in Uganda!

Today I was a child of Africa

Ok, let’s be honest…. I was acting like a child in Africa today. The biggest one of all, and I don’t event care because I had a ball!   Today was joyful and all about the impact that World Vision is having on children’s lives here in Uganda. We had another packed itinerary of visits … Continue reading Today I was a child of Africa

There was a hold up at the Hair Saloon!

The hold up at the saloon being me butting in front of all the customers to get my hair did. And I did!! Wow, these Ugandan women are brave… this thing hurts! Hair Saloon. Yes. That is correct. This is not a typo. This was the name of our second site visit on our first … Continue reading There was a hold up at the Hair Saloon!

This is why I am in Uganda, Africa

Standing in front of a room full of women, seeing a program for hope, their curious eyes looking at me, I felt the tears coming and I realised in that moment why I had come to Uganda. Eight weeks ago had you asked me where I would be, I never would have in a million … Continue reading This is why I am in Uganda, Africa

World Vision Blog Ambassador travelling to Uganda

It is my great privilege to announce that in November, I will travel to Uganda with World Vision Australia to blog about their projects and the work they are doing with communities there. Here is the article from World Vision about the amazing adventure to come. http://blog.worldvision.com.au/world-vision-australia-blog-ambassador-trip-2014/ I’ve been sponsoring children with World Vision  for … Continue reading World Vision Blog Ambassador travelling to Uganda