Careers

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 found myself intrigued and spellbound over the most trivial argument. The event was held last Sunday on the spo... read more

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 ... read more

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 both pregnant and we left the Birth House in the good hands of long-time Shanti... read more