Hello everyone, Almost two months ago, a violent wind storm practically destroyed Kikuube Deliverance church. To the naked eye, the building is a hand-built structure made of mud, sticks and iron sheets. To this community, it is a symbol of their faith and commitment to the community. It was funded by the community and built […]

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[ Due to recent server crash at our hosting company, we are reposting this entry due to data loss ] I don’t think that I have ever been more nervous about this project than when I was sitting Travelers’ Corner in Masindi (my virtual office while I am in Masindi), waiting for my driver to […]

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Over the next few weeks, Project Diaspora will be covering the plight of Uganda’s aloe vera farmers who are trying to find international markets for their product. Part 1 of Project Aloe is an overview of how I personally got involved. Subsequent articles will provide more details into the challenges of trying to assist these […]

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There is rising moment in the blogosphere on the subject of how Africa should be helped. And in increasing numbers, learned scholars, members of the African diaspora and donor organizations are starting to realize that writing the big checks isn’t the way to help Africa. In fact, it’s a step backwards. Donor money directed at […]

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Alright, we are continuing plugging away at the underbelly of this here little site. This index page is somewhat functional as you can tell. But there is still a ton of work to be done in the other sections. Ideally we’d like to get the feature section completed so that we can start waxing poetic […]

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An effort to help thousands of farmers in Uganda to recoup their investments in the aloe vera plant. UPDATE: This project is picking up speed and while we would like to update the status everyday, we pretty much are limited on time. Please keep coming back, as we are getting closer to taking this cause to […]

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