As of today, it has been one week since we have arrived in Kampala, Uganda. It has been an eye-opening trip, and a wonderful experience thus far. Our days have been packed with various activities such as biking in the Kampala countryside, canoeing on Lake Victoria, attending a traditional cultural dance performance, and visiting a … Continue reading Slums of Kampala
Kampala, the capital of Uganda, is a bustling, cramped city of approximately 1.5 million people located on the northern shore of Lake Victoria. Our study group has been exploring the city during our first week here: visiting important cultural & historical sites, shopping at craft markets, and sampling the delicious cuisine available in the city’s … Continue reading The Animals of Kampala
In a few days, we will start the long journey to Kampala, Uganda, where students will take part in a unique program that offers educational, applied, and cultural opportunities in this East African nation of 38 million people. This trip will provide an introduction to public health issues (including violence, injuries, and HIV) from a … Continue reading Welcome to GSUganda2017!