Tag Archives: Quicken Trust

Can It Be True

“I’m calling myself Ruth to hide my identity. I’m 39 years old and I live in Kabubbu, Uganda and I’m from a family of nine brothers and sisters. Many years ago I lost my Mum and Dad from AIDS, it … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Village

5. Final Instalment. Resty Nankinja,  born in Kabubbu, the “forgotten village”, was taken out of school when her father died in 1988 to help look after her younger siblings. Thinking to escape by getting a husband to look after her, she married … Continue reading

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Some Men Fear the Needle

It was AIDS and the need for education that made the people of Kabubbu choose Geraldine and Geoff Booker as their benefactors. “We are so glad to see you,” they cried. “You have come to bring us a hospital and … Continue reading

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How Charity Does – or Doesn’t – Work in Africa

 I feel shattered after a 5am start and seven hours’ travel. A smooth flight from Nairobi to Entebbe, then a slooow drive through crawling traffic for about one and a half hours through the sprawling outskirts of Kampala, much greener … Continue reading

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