Gold Group – Day 16 – final day of work!

Yet another wonderful day in Uganda! As has become tradition, we woke up to “Hotel California” as our alarm clock – I think when we get home we will all hear the song and remember our trip! Unfortunately, today was our last full day of work at Bunjakko! Today we had a new job to…

Gold Group – day 15 – primary school visits and Buwama

We started the day off with some delicious Rolexs and fruit before getting ready for 9am. Today we weren’t working in the secondary school but instead heading out to visit two local primary schools. We walked up the road to St Mary’s primary school – the only government primary school on the island. It was…

Red Team Day 15 – Bukomansimbi & Masaka Market

Bukomansimbi Whilst in Bukomansimbi today we visited two very special primary schools where we were warmly welcomed by many joyous children. After a tour around each of the school grounds, we were treated to a heartfelt performance by their school choirs. We then interacted with the children in a game of football before giving out…

Red Team Day 14 – Working and Teaching Lessons

Work Today we continued our work at Kamuzinda, making bricks to use for our construction projects; Reconditioning the floor of the girls Lionel dormitory; Painting classrooms and continuing the manufacturing process of the bookshelves. Brick Making: Brick making consists of moulding wet termite mud into a brick shaped mould. Once in the mould we had…

Gold Group – day 13 – first day of work in Bunjakko!

Today we woke up to some more truly awful music – our group alarm each day. Hotel California is not ideal! After breakfast, we had a quick tour of the school, which was interesting as it is a much smaller school that Kamuzinda and we were able to see the work that the red group…