Investing in the People – Budondo PHE Program

Everyone has the potential to change the world, often it’s only a matter of unlocking that potential. This is one of Mama Hope’s core values and something the Budondo Intercultural Center aims to achieve through its three programs. By providing the Budondo community and surrounding villages the opportunity to access healthcare, business opportunities, and knowledge, … More Investing in the People – Budondo PHE Program

Month 2

And just like that, another month has passed. There has been so much happening at the Budondo Intercultural Center and each program has done some amazing things to help this community. First, the construction of the health care workers quarters and the temporary maternity ward are underway and are looking great! Second, the Bi-Center Sustainability Plans … More Month 2

Month 1

It has been one month since arriving in Budondo, Uganda and time has already flown by. I have, officially: learned the Lusoga greeting — it’s about 1 minute long and sounds like a song survived 2 very bad sunburns cooked some of the typical Ugandan dishes including posho and matooke found a reliable source of … More Month 1

Why Does a Distant Community’s Success Matter to Me? Why Would It Matter to You?

As I continue to embark on this journey as a Global Advocate Fellow for Mama Hope, it has become much more than just a placeholder on my resume. Time and energy aside, I’ve been challenged to think about why I’ve dedicated nine months of my life working with the Budondo Intercultural Center. I’ve asked myself … More Why Does a Distant Community’s Success Matter to Me? Why Would It Matter to You?

Current Projects

As there are several projects at the Budondo Intercultural Center (BIC) I wanted to take the time to explain each one. All of these projects help the community become self-sustainable and it is truly inspiring to see the work that has been accomplished. If you are interested in learning more, I recommend checking out this … More Current Projects