Stella: Uganda’s future in good hands

By Cara Stephenson: Development and Partnerships Intern When the other interns and I sat around the dinner table deciding on the topics we should blog about, the decision to write about one of our midwives seemed easy. Stella is one […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

A Yogini’s Journey to Uganda

by volunteer and Birth Partner Karen Sainas For as long as I can remember, Africa has been in my heart and I knew one day I would find my way there.  I was introduced to Shanti Uganda in 2012, when I […]

Shanti Uganda recognized at Life Ball 2013

The Shanti Uganda Society is thrilled to be participating in the world renowned Life Ball held annually in Vienna, Austria on May 25th, and honoured to be recognized for our efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda. With an […]