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Uganda Expedition 2012

Published November 24th, 2012

In July 2012, I was part of an 11-strong team of students that took part in an expedition to Uganda with our college in Hampshire. We fund-raised £3000 beforehand via cake sales and quiz evenings, all to be given to a small village, in the South-West region of Kabale, called Kanjobe. We donated over 50 animals, books and sports equipment to the locals, also holding art lessons in the local primary schools to decorate 500 t-shirts that we packed in our rucksacks and put money towards various building projects occurring in the schools.

Beautiful Innocence

A little girl who lives in Kanjobe, a small village in the South West region of Kabale, Uganda. Taken during my two-week expedition to Uganda with 10 other students from my college.

Winner of Travel and Leisure Magazine's (TLM) Summer 'Travel' Photo Competition

Kanjobe Greeting

Walking down the road coming back from Kamuronko Secondary School, greeted by Primary school children on their way back from a long day at school.

School Run

Local children on the way back from the primary school I had just visited and held lessons at.

Colourful Trio

Local children in Kanjobe.

Meet the Locals

On our waterfall walk in Fort Portal we were looked at strangely at how unfit and tired we were after the hike up a really steep trail from the waterfall to our bus.

Sunset in the South West

My first day in Uganda, in the minibus on the way to Kanjobe. A gorgeous sunset above a mountain lined with trees, a perfect way to first see one of the many beautiful things in Uganda.

Good Morning Kanjobe

My first morning in Kanjobe, ready to get the water from the communal tap with my friends.

New Friends

This adorable little Ugandan girl took a shine to us instantly. Taken during the Animal Donation Ceremony where we delivered the animals to the poorest in Kanjobe. A huge, joyful celebration with singing and dancing/

Little Elijah

The sweetest little boy named Elijah who posed for endless photos during my two-week expedition to Uganda.

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