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Well everyone, in today's world, sometimes the magic of an experience can only be captured in video. And such is the case with Katarzyna's trip to Uganda.  Please take a moment and watch the video that Fitness for Africa made for us, showing the special day we created together for...

I wanted to buy a few chessboards for children at a detention home in Gulu, Uganda. I wanted to get some new badminton equipment for children at a boy’s home in Bangalore, India. I was dying to buy soccer socks for each child playing pickup...

After several years of working in the ER, I have learned that if I can breathe without a machine, walk without a cane, pee without a bag, and eat without a tube, I am one lucky human. The fact that I wake up every day and have...

Excitement, disbelief, and wonder radiated on the faces of the children and parents of the Pearl of Hope School in Lera Obaro in Gulu, Uganda, on the afternoon of May 19. It was the first day of the school year, and the parents were gathered...

After causing some serious traffic jams as my taxi driver attempted to find the right road, I wasn’t sure what to expect as we climbed a steep hill on approach to Ghar Sita Mutu. What I discovered on the other side of the door was...

I was eager to arrive in Lera Obaro, Uganda, but we still had a long six hour drive ahead of us from Entebbe. It was a hot Saturday morning on May 17, 2014, as we made our way up to Gulu. The roads were bumpy and...

The day started out like any other travel day. I packed up for the day at my hostel, and with guide book, water bottle, and a light weight sweatshirt in my backpack I set out to find the bus station in Kathmandu (read: no easy...

I haven’t had this much fun at school in a REALLY long time. The day was coordinated through new friends at Peace Child India whom I met via our Program Manager Veena Rangaswami. The cheering, jumping, dancing, and playing didn’t stop for more than a few...

It’s an interesting juxtaposition going from New York to India to Nepal and back again in 5 weeks. I don’t know what I was expecting really, but I got so many things I didn’t even know to look for that as I transition back to...