Day 1 - December 3rd
After a night in Kampala, Uganda’s capital, and a 4-hour shoulder-to-shoulder bus ride across the country—which posed an invitation to the preference: diesel or B.O.?—we have arrived in the village of Kaihura. And so it begins.
Total travel time: 63 hours
Our team has set up camp at Faith Kunihira’s compound. Upon arrival Saturday evening we took a tour of our new home: a remote village expanding through the green hills of the district of Kyenjojo.
The village: 10,000 people, a marketplace, church, medical clinic, orphanage and several schools.
The compound: 7 bedrooms, kitchen, dining room (garage), courtyard, side yard, chicken coop, 2 outdoor latrines, 2 outdoor showers, 2 indoor showers.
Photos from the first day touring the village:
- Learning the hard way: Don’t drink water after 6 p.m.
- Pinnacle of vulnerability: Mid-night African thunderstorms.
- Bucket showers: Not so bad.