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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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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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We Are Also Selling Vanilla Beans from Uganda

In addition to selling specialty coffee, we are marketing Ugandan vanilla beans to help finance our humanitarian efforts in Africa. Vanilla is a important cash crop for small-scale and subsistence farmers in Uganda.  The variety is know as bourbon vanilla … Continue reading

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How We Collect and Process Our Ugandan Coffee

As a fundraiser for our nonprofit humanitarian organization–Playgrounds Everywhere–we are selling specialty Ugandan coffee.  All the proceeds from the sale of the coffee will go to support Ugandan humanitarian projects. One of the areas that we work in Uganda is … Continue reading

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We Are Selling Ugandan Coffee

Subsistence farmers in Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains grow coffee beans as a cash crop.  Coffee brewed from their beans has great taste and aroma, and is organic and fair trade.  Unfortunately, the area, located in western Uganda adjacent to the Democratic … Continue reading

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Playgrounds Everywhere: Our New Non-Profit

For the last few years, my family and friends have been assisting grade schools in a variety of locales around the globe.  All our efforts have been centered on developing countries, including Uganda, Peru, and the Navajo Nation.  This year, … Continue reading

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