Volunteer in Uganda! Apply today for a Shanti Internship!

Check out our available year-round internships in Uganda! CLICK HERE! Here are Ten Things One Volunteer learned during Six Months in Uganda! By Jillian Rutherford: Women’s Income Generating Group Coordinator Don’t bring so many socks. You won’t need them. Twelve pairs is too many. Two pairs is enough. You may think that you will be wearing […]

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Milly’s Week at the Workshop: a personal story of empowerment

By Nicole Belanger: Monitoring and Evaluation Intern It is 5am on a Monday morning and Milly, an 18 year old girl from Lusenke village, rises and goes about starting her day. This morning however is different than any ordinary day.  Milly wakes with more enthusiasm and excitement, as she is on school holidays and today […]

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A different kind of birth…

by Midwife Peggy Thurston Harriet arrived at the Shanti Uganda Birth House in the middle of the night on a motorcycle driven by her husband. Her contractions had started around 10 o’clock that night and, this being her first baby, she felt it must be time to go because she was unable to sleep. They were met […]

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