Let’s Talk About Menstruation

...putting menstrual hygiene management (MHM) on the development radar. Menstruation is something I know very little about. As such, I decided to explore this taboo subject for a term paper in my MA Poverty and Development program at the Institute of Development Studies. I was tasked with thinking about: Why and how is gender important … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Menstruation

Money Loans and Satellite Dishes: A Short Introduction to SACCO

Other Stories from Kabasheshe: Hills of Green | Ghost Water Taps | Fish and Chips SACCO is the acronym for Savings And Credit Co-operative. I had never heard of this acronym before coming to Uganda. While in Kabasheshe, on at least two occasions, I had seen signs with such a reference on them. I had asked my family if … Continue reading Money Loans and Satellite Dishes: A Short Introduction to SACCO

Fish and Chips: How a Small Business Can Have Big Impact in Rural Uganda

Other Stories from Kabasheshe: Hills of Green | Ghost Water Taps | Money Loans and Satellite Dishes At the end of a fun weekend, I was driving from Queen Elizabeth National Park back to Kabale. Along with a group of American and Canadian medical and public health students, I was returning from three days filled with safari … Continue reading Fish and Chips: How a Small Business Can Have Big Impact in Rural Uganda