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Customer service Uganda style

Customer service Uganda style

“Deep down, we believe that the problem put simply, is THEM. They, of course, believe WE are the problem.”— Anon I finally made it into town today. It was still quiet, I guess not everyone is back from their Easter holidays yet. The kids have returned to school though, they only had three days off for Easter. My nephew looked so nice in his uniform this morning, though I don’t understand why two year olds in nursery also have to…

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A woman’s Role

A woman’s Role

“Common people are often enough; that is why God made so many of them. Your job is to be— EXTRAORDINARY.”― Shannon L. Alder My stepmother, cousin, and stepsisters returned this evening and the place was overflowing with people, it seems everyone crawled out of their respective dwellings to come and welcome them.  I have been trying to work out how many people actually live here but I have today accepted defeat.  Every day there is a new face, I don’t…

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In search of a home

In search of a home

“There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home” – Kenny Guinn After what seems like days of sleeping, today I finally dragged myself out of bed and decided to venture out of the compound. I’m staying with my (ex) stepmother (long story), well at her house. She is somewhere out of town expanding her already large empire. The place has changed a lot since I was last here. All the children now have their own mini…

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