Yoga & Cultural Immersion Journey April 30th to May 9th 2015

40 Hour Shakti Prenatal Yoga Teacher  Training and Cultural Immersion Journey to the Shanti Uganda Birth House   Join Bobby Bessey at the Shanti Uganda Birth House for an all-inclusive Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. During your ten-day trip you will immerse […]

Women and Children Last

I am often asked the question: “Why does Shanti Uganda only serve women?” and “Why doesn’t Shanti include men in the Women’s Income Generating Group?” or “Why don’t you have an adolescent boys program?” The other day while attending my friend’s university reunion I […]

Making Every day International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the strides we have made towards a more equitable world and a commitment to continue the work that still needs to be done. Every day is International Women’s Day at Shanti Uganda […]

Luweero AIDS Day

Life has been wonderfully busy here at Shanti since I arrived for my volunteer placement 2 weeks ago. Last week we helped facilitate a Teen girls Health and Wellness Workshops in the neighboring village of Katakamu. This was Shanti’s first […]

The Difference a Year Makes

Nic and I last left Uganda in 2010. We had completed the construction of the Birth House and the women who make up the Women’s Income Generating Group were both celebrating their new work-space and mourning the loss of our […]