Monthly Archives: March 2011

Peter’s Journal: Day 17

Day 17 Wednesday started very early. The two grafting pros from Lira were up way before 7, preparing the materials they’d need later in the day. Mathius of Trees for the Future had arrived Tuesday evening and came to the office to present informat… Continue reading

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Peter’s Journal: Day 16

Day 16 Tuesday was our day to travel to the city of Lira, about a two hour drive from Gulu. The staff and I were going to Lira for two reasons. First we wanted to visit the organization that took over our stove project there, the International Lif… Continue reading

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Peter’s Journal: Day 15

Day 15 The day to day reality here requires handling the unexpected every day. The unexpected is so expected that the expected is unexpected. Let me untie that knot for you. Monday went pretty nearly according to plan! Our plan was to go back to O… Continue reading

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Peter’s Journal: Days 12-14

Days 12:14 Don’t know what to tell you about the last few days… Friday was our staff meeting day. I brought them some good news. They all got a 20% pay increase. (Inflation in Uganda, and the North in particular has caused food prices to go up f… Continue reading

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Finding new ways to save sick babies….

Can you feel the anxiety in this hut, as the family focuses on the sick child and has no means to obtain medical care for him? In the past, Aid Africa was able to drive through crowded refugee camps, picking up several sick children and mothers to… Continue reading

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Peter’s Journal: Day 11

Day 11 We should have been off before 10, but the truck wasn’t back. It arrived at 10:30, but they wanted 10,000 for some other repair and they once again drove off with the truck. appearing again about 11:30 with no explanation about what they ha… Continue reading

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Peter’s Journal: Day 10

Dear Friends, “A day of action,” I said? Guess again. The staff assembled and we all took our van across town to get our truck, parked at the mechanic’s yard. We needed to go to the brickyard to get a load of our bricks because we were scheduled t… Continue reading

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