Post by remit.ug. Building something to solve a long-faced problem is one of the hardest and most satisfying things to undertake. Steve Jobs is famous for saying “we build things we want to use.” Remit.ug has been a labor of love. As a Ugandan Diaspora, I know the pain and wince-inducing cost of sending money […]

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I am reading Dayo Olopade’s Bright Continent, and something occurred to me. Uganda seems to be everywhere. Nearly all the people I interact with in the development space have worked, lived, or toured the country physically or are one degree removed from someone doing the same. Nearly every chapter in Bright Continent highlights a project […]

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I spent this weekend reading through Beyond Kony2012 Atrocity, Awareness, & Activism in the Internet Age. It was compiled and edited by Amanda Taub of Wronging Rights fame. Below are some excerpts from the authors (including yours truly) that contributed to the book. If you are interested in going beyond the slick simplicity of the video […]

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