Tag Archives: Global Poverty Project

The Far Edge of Humanity

Today I stood on the far edge of humanity and it was beyond what 90% of us in the world would think is possible let alone acceptable (inside or outside of war). The reason I knew I was still within … Continue reading

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Let me now introduce you to Florence…

Florence is a health care worker at the busy Kawempe Health Centre 4 (level just below a hospital). Florence has been a health care worker for over 30 years. Kawempe is a slightly more than usual disadvantaged area in the … Continue reading

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How can you meet Denish, and why would you want to?

Here’s how you can meet Denish… A 10-hour journey in good, well maintained and mostly comfortable UN 4wd (or 12 hours by bus) from Kampala, capital of Uganda, to Moroto in north-eastern Karamoja Region → Drive a further 3.5 hours, … Continue reading

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The World is my Classroom

I’m a teacher. I’m a proud teacher. I love telling people I am a teacher. And when I am in developed countries, like Australia, most people say ‘but your not a teacher now’ when they learn that I don’t teach … Continue reading

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Just before I kick off another year in social justice advocacy – thank you!

Dear Anyone / Everyone (especially in 2012 and in the past years)! I hope the start to the year has been a good one for you. I must say a HUGE thank you for your support in 2012, and probably … Continue reading

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2013 New Year’s Resolutions & 2012 Message

Hi Wonderful People! A few days behind things on the New Year resolutions but I haven’t got one to be on time and it is the first week of the year I think I have ‘switched off’. Well after an … Continue reading

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An event report – 2 days of information & inspiration with NUST BioReach Society!

Report from Aisha Zaheer, executive member from the NUST BioReach Society’s publications’ team on the presentation and workshop I shared at NUST last week… This is not to flatter myself but nice to see the way one person from Pakistan took it … Continue reading

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So, why polio?

So, why Polio? I’m not sure if this is the most asked question of me or the question I ask myself the most. I have no personal connection to polio. I’m not an epidemiologist. Polio was eradicated in my home country … Continue reading

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