Global Maternal Health Event

Shanti Uganda’s Global Maternal Health Film Screening & Panel Discussion was a fantastic night! Many thanks to everyone who helped make the event so much fun. We were honoured to be able to screen the film, Freedom For Birth a wonderful film that re-frames Human Rights as the most pressing issue in childbirth today. Following the film, […]

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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 yourself in the prenatal experience from a holistic women’s health perspective as you have the […]

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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 where everything we do is about working towards a world where birthing mothers and women […]

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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 outreach Teen girls Workshop and the turnout was fantastic! Twenty four girls between the ages […]

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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 soul-sister and group member, Harriet. Teopista, one of our women’s group members, and I were […]

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