The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic continues to keep us in suspense. In Uganda, inbound travellers from Western Europe are still subject to a two-week quarantine. Moreover, the situation in the country itself is difficult to assess. For these reasons we have decided with a heavy heart to suspend this year’s team trip for security reasons.
Due to the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, Uganda has decided until further notice to place Western European travellers under a two-week quarantine. In many cases, visas are already no longer issued. Of course, this also has consequences for the planning of our team trip to Uganda this year. For the time being, we unfortunately have to put the planning on hold. As soon as the situation changes, we will of course inform you immediately!
The first team, led by Heidi, has landed safely in Uganda. The next two weeks Petra, Eszter, Wafa, Zuzana, Charline, Heidi, Paul, Fra and Miriam will talk about their experiences! You are welcome to browse our diary every day to find out what the team experiences in Jinja, Wakikoola and Kamuli. Here is the link to the diary!
Last Sunday and the following Monday, a large part of the donated commodity items received was already packed into the donation cases. A total of 13 full suitcases came out. Many thanks to the many donors and also to the helpers who were there sorting, packing and weighing. This year, thanks to the large team on site, we can take numerous donated commodity items. These include, among other things: Toothbrushes, pencils, school supplies, clothes, shoes, underwear, books and toiletries. We have received many donated commodity items! On Sunday all donations were viewed and sorted. A lot of clothing was collected for all three houses. At the end of the day all shelves were well used! On Monday the suitcases were filled. Some airlines offer their passengers to take two 20kg bags with them, the second of which will be used for donations. At the end theWeiterlesen / Continue reading
We are planning our next teamtrip to Uganda in mid-October to the end of November 2019. Are you interested in our work and want to participate as a volunteer? Then join our information meeting on Tuesday, June 25 in Düsseldorf. Please sign in for the meeting by mailing a short message to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking forward to meeting you!