Inside the Volunteer House

By Claire Gatto- Volunteer Coordinator Intern I got lucky with my school agreeing to send me to intern at Shanti this summer. My role as the Volunteer Coordinator turned out to be an on-going lesson about how to live and […]

19 Lessons from Living and Learning in Uganda

By: Claire Gatto- Volunteer Coordinator Intern 1. Talking about your bowel movements creates an instant connection with fellow travellers. 2. Get used to kids and often men, yelling “Mzungu!” (white person) at you. 3. The fine balance between drinking enough […]

Positions of Change

Written by Julia Hagedorn, volunteer midwife from Germany  “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world!” -Nelson Mandela- In February the awesome Shanti midwives attended my workshop about birth positions.  The staff was keen to […]

Discovering Uganda

Written by Julia Hagedorn, volunteer midwife from Germany  Shanti Uganda is one of the most peaceful and lovely places I have ever experienced, and it is a place that makes everyone who goes there feel welcome. Every day, I take […]

Memories from Uganda

Written by Bobby Bessey, B.Sc, Yoga Teacher, Doula  Over a year has passed since I was in Uganda and I’m very happy to say that I will be returning in the new year. From April 4th – 13th 2014, I will be instructing, […]

Thank you for an AMAZING 2013! Check out the Year-in-Review

Shanti Uganda has been blessed with an incredible year! We could not have done it without our amazing volunteers, donors, sponsors, supporters, partners, advisors, and friends! Here are just a few of the highlights of 2013!!   January- Shanti Uganda […]

Working to Change Maternal Health

Written by Cara Stephenson, Intern  Shanti Uganda has phenomenal midwives. Any single one of them would be welcome to deliver my babies any day. However, the past few months have left me more in awe of one particular midwife than any other. […]

Support a momand Host a Shanti Party Today!

Changing Lives, One Mother at a Time Join the Shanti Party host community, make a difference in an easy, fun and rewarding way! Hosting a Shanti Uganda Home Party is a wonderful way to help contribute to improving the lives […]

A Thank You from Uganda

By Jamilah Orom- Shanti Uganda cook  and friend Shanti Uganda has helped many Ugandans, from all walks of life – especially women. Many women in Uganda have gained a lot from Shanti, especially those who are pregnant and also the […]