My encounter with Amos last December offered me an opportunity to take a critical look at how development projects affect communities. I discovered that there’s always going to be someone left out in the cold, sitting outside the fringes of your project’s target audience. It’s not done on purpose, and it’s most certainly not done […]

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Edit [Jan. 24, 2009 9:30am ]: At the time of this post, $1 equals 1,950 Uganda shillings. Amos’ math isn’t all that accurate in regards to calculating how much he earns per day. As you are listening to the interview, bear in mind that his numbers won’t add up. I met Amos on the descent to the […]

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Will you look at this. I was at dinner this week here in Kampala and ran into Jon of App+Africa fame. Turns out there’s a conference tomorrow. You know, the one we told you about a couple of weeks ago? Facebook Developers Garage Kampala at Makerere University. It’s this Saturday, December 13th. I’ll be attending, right […]

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This just in, Siena at Women of Kireka tells us that the fundraising drive has hit a milestone. Over $1000 has been raised in just over a week. If you haven’t yet sacrificed your cup of joe for the day in order to donate to these women, consider what just a $7 donation can provide […]

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When I met first Siena Anstis this summer at Cafe Pap in Kampala, I was a rock star. No really, she really thought I was a musician, Bobby Wine to be exact. Here, she tell’s it much better than I do. Besides sharing a love for photography and a lust for really expensive camera lenses, […]

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