GOLD GROUP Day 20 Back to Bunjako

We arrived back at Bunjako at lunchtime. All the students were really happy to see our group again, they crowded round the minibus waiting to greet us. They showed us around so we could see what our money had been spent on, the bottom half of the boys dorm was built, and the same for…

RED Day 19 – Party at Bunjako

Today, we started our day by eating the delicious bread and hard boiled eggs. After, we prepared for the party (rave) with the Ugandans later that day. We (Rob, Josh E, Miggie and Sabre) prepared by sunbathing and relaxing (Sabre didn’t burn). At the party there was a volleyball net between trees and a swing…

RED Day 18 – Tooth Brushing and Sports Day Part 2

Today we woke up to rainy weather which soon passed and became bright sunshine. Then we took a “20 minute” walk to a “nearby” primary school in the blazing heat. Once there we sat and watched children performing their songs for us, before attempting our own version. Then we got to work teaching each class…

RED Day 17 – A Very Special Day

Yesterday was a very special day as it was Lucy’s birthday, this meant that everyone got granted with an afternoon off work in which we painted our faces with paint that glows under a UV light. People drew rainbows on sides of people’s faces and others had flowers and dots and swirls finished off with…

RED Day 16 – Sports Day at Bunjako

Today, we started the day by enjoying Uganda’s finest breakfast, consisting of hard boiled eggs, cereal and bread. After this nourishing meal, we embarked on the dangerous voyage past the goats and cow to get to our destination: the sports field!!! We started the journey with the first of three BIG games of el futbol….

GOLD GROUP day 18 Planets

Planets took up the whole of Monday. It started late because they were setting up a really nice performance area with armchairs and sofas for the VIPs and judges. We all had to be involved in the first category, which was singing a religious song (all 4 Planets sung the same song separately). For each…

Gold group Day 17 Church

Today is Sunday and we all had to wear formal clothes for church. We walked through the dusty village of Kamuzinda to the church, arriving at 10:20. The service was for an hour and a half, concluding in a big photo with everybody in it. The locals who visit church every Sunday, arrive at 7am…

Gold group Day 16 working +

Today was Saturday so we only had to work half the day. My group firstly went back to the food and nutrition room to do a second coat of the painting that we started yesterday. It’s finished now and looks completely different to when we first saw it and it looks a nice classroom for…

RED Day 15 – Working at Bunjako

We started today with a well-needed lie in. We woke up at 10 am to a beautiful African morning, most of us chose to have our breakfast next to the picturesque Lake Victoria – just a stones throw from our front door. As well as this, we had a very relaxed morning starting with a…