Author Archives: DocAJ

August 26

Slowing down – No longer resisting it!

It’s been awhile since my last blog, but I decided it was now time to get back into the swing of things and share the latest on my Ugandan adventure! Its is just over 7 weeks since I arrived in Uganda and paradoxically it seems a long time, but at the same time not. I […]

July 19

Changing people’s lives!

My one week field trip to Northern Uganda was an eye opening exhilarating and highly motivating experience! Apart from the fact that I got the opportunity to spend lots of time getting to know key Cheshire (CSU) colleagues and understand their roles. It also gave me incredible insight into the amazing work that CSU have […]

July 13

Empowering Graduates with hearing impairments…….

Before heading off on my field trip to Northern Uganda. I was invited to attend a workshop for graduates with hearing impairment in Mukono, on the outskirts of Kampala. Since this is a key project that I will be working on, Julius my CSU colleague suggested I accompany him so I could learn more. The […]

July 10

Right in at the deep end – but I can float!

The day before I left the UK, my NGO Supervisor made contact and asked me if I would be agreeable to a change of plan. Originally, I was due to arrive on Thursday followed by a few days to recover and adjust to my temporary home before a 2-week induction at the Kampala office of […]

July 05

So I am really doing this!

Leaving the UK was a lot harder than I thought it would be. Maybe I’m just a sentimental soul, but despite knowing that Uganda will be an amazing experience, perhaps even the best of my career so far. I was still touched by leaving behind my loved ones, my friends, my work colleagues. I guess […]