Category Archives: Africa

Impoverished Primary Schools in Rwenzori Mountain Villages

We first started traveling to Rwenzori Mountain villages to install playground equipment.  However as we got higher and higher into the mountains, we found the village school facilities to more and more primitive.  It became extremely obvious that the schools … Continue reading

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Do LDS Proselyting Missions Change Attitudes Toward the Poor?

According to David Evans at timesandseasons.org writes: In a recent research paper, economist Lee Crawfurd seeks to answer this question by comparing missionaries who served in a predominantly high-income region – Europe – with those who served in low- and middle-income … Continue reading

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More Playground Work in the Rwenzori Mountains (Kyarumba)

In November of 2018, we traveled to the community of Kyarumba, located at the southern end of the Rwenzori Mountains in southwestern Uganda.  The reason for the visit was 2 fold:  1. install more playground equipment and 2. learn more about … Continue reading

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Global Extreme Poverty

Recent United Nations’ Report While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions are still living with their families on less than the international poverty line of US$1.90 a … Continue reading

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More Playground Equipment for a Jewish School near Mbale, Uganda

In February 2018, we again visited the Afro-Jewish primary school (Hadassah Primary School) near Mbale, Uganda.  We were there to install monkey bars. We returned in November to add more equipment to the school’s playground area.  First, we added to … Continue reading

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Helping at Queen of Peace Junior School near Mbale, Uganda

SeeeMe, a Logan-based nonprofit, provided funding for Judith Nalube to start a junior school near Mbale, Uganda.  On my recent trip to Uganda, I was able to help some with the school.  Our major activities were: install additional playground equipment; … Continue reading

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