Gold Group Day 10 – Work, football and sitting round our fire pit

As usual we were woken by very loud music courtesy of the teachers before being served with another tasty breakfast supplied by Mama Milly. We picked our jobs for the day and were set to work at 9am. Some of the things we did included building bookshelves and painting the primary school staff room. A…

Red Team – Day 9

We had a relaxed morning and some of us watched Harry Potter. It has been a really busy few days  so it was nice to chill out and watch a film. In the afternoon we divided into groups and some if us sorted out donations ready to handover to the school, some of us painted…

Red Team – Day 8

Clinic Whilst others had already visited the clinic, I had no clue as to what the conditions would be like and how I would feel after seeing it. Our small group of 10-ish walked to our destination passing unique and rustic architecture, beautiful families and adorable local children greeting us with gummy grins. Once we…

Gold Group – Day 9 – bricklaying, building and cleaning

We’re now starting to get into the swing of things at Kamuzinda. Yet again we had our usual wakeup song blasting out of the speakers. This morning, James’s music choice of “Eye of the Tiger” blaring out awoke the whole group. We started the day like always with the “dreaded” brick run to help finish…

Gold group – day 8 – Bukomansimbi, Jasimu and Masaka Market

With an earlier than usual start we got up for breakfast expecting coaches to arrive at 8. However, due to some unexpected delays we boarded the coaches at around 9:45. We then travelled to Bukomansimbi to St Jude’s school where there was an emotional tour of the school of almost 1000 students with only 8…

Gold Team Day 6 – Digging, painting and donations

Today we began our epic construction of a fire pit area for the children and Mamas. We started by placing a stake in the ground and painting a roughly 2m radius circle, using string and paint. The dig crew then proceeded to take turns of about 3 people at a time to break up the…

Red Team Day 7

We have really settled into life in Bunjako and are working really great as a team and have made lots of good friends and have seen many smiley faces. We start the day by having breakfast and then prepare for work. There are lots of different jobs and we are able to choose what we…

Day 6 continued -Red team

I woke up and it was my birthday. Today I have done so much which has made my day so amazing. I am so happy that I had my birthday with all my friends experiencing some incredible things. Today we split into different groups and did a range of activities. The activities were either knocking…

Red Team Day 6 – 08/07/2019

Today was Madison’s Birthday. Prior to the celebrations’ beginning, we set to work on our numerous different projects and tasks. A team of girls assisted Mr Webb knocking off the old plaster in one of the school rooms in preparation for replastering tomorrow. Matty took charge of a group of Ugandan students who helped our…