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How Kate Gazaway is Changing Lives, One Picture at a Time

Photography is a way to communicate without words. It transcends language and has the power to connect viewers across the world. This sentiment has enamored Kate Gazaway for as long as she can remember. From...

Tradition, Community, and Coffee

There’s an intriguing myth that involves a young goat herder named Kaldi in the highlands of Ethiopia in the 9th century. On an especially hot day, the boy passes out in the heat, giving...

Capturing a Lasting Legacy: The While I’m Here Project

“A hero is someone who does something extraordinary. I’m just doing ordinary things.” “The most important thing, I believe, is what I’m doing now — trying to go and make something out of myself before...

Impressions of Kampala, Uganda

Kampala is a sea of earthy reds and lush greens, exhaust fumes and beeping horns. It is a place of perpetual movement. The chaos of the city mimics the weather patterns. The sun and heat...

Exploring the Depths of Uganda

Last summer, my friend, Stepha, and I realized we were due for an adventure. We didn’t just want to venture somewhere blindly, though; we wanted to travel somewhere intentionally, and with purpose. Stepha had...

Kayaking the Nile

Adventure-junkie, Steve Hynd, is a member of the Mountain Club of Uganda (MCU); through MCU, he discovered Jinja, the adventure tourism capital of East Africa, and Kayak the Nile. Here, Steve explains why the River Nile is an...