Exceeded expectations

The expectations were even exceeded by far. Last monday the new kitchen for the holy dove vocational school could be put into operation. And the performance of the oven has also convinced the last critics and skeptics. Especially the chefs were more than surprised, how fast, hot and economic the stoves are working. The result of the first day was burnt Ugali read more…

Last but not least

My final week has passed and I already travelled back to germany. But I want to show you the results of my work and share the adventures and good times I had in Uganda during my last days. I was also invited during my last week to spend a great day with the old Bishop Egidio, who is a great read more…

On the finishing line

Another week has passed and we are getting closer to finish the whole kitchen. After telling my team we will have a big BBQ in the end of the week if they finish all work they started to work even harder. We started every day at 8am and worked until 7.30pm! The progress was visible every single day. One day read more…

So much progress in such a short time

Another week passed and we were hard working. It was worthwile because we were able to big progress. Last saturday we invited for a stove seminar. The plan was to construct 7 small family clay stoves with 18 people. The Ugandans are already aaware about the environmental issues of the traditional cooking place. So finally more than 30 people attended read more…

When the cat is away, the mice will play

As I already mentioned in my last post from Tanzania, I was traveling back to Uganda to finalize the school kitchen and catering school project. Starting from Tanzania Mufindi Saturday morning, I arrived in Entebbe monday noon. One of the main reasons I went to Tanzania, was the long processing time for my special stainless steel saucepands I ordered from read more…

Unexpectedly often comes

The last week started with an unexpected party for my 30th birthday. Father Modest organized a small party with some priests living close by as well as some nuns. While I had the honor to help to slaughter a goat they prepared a big dinner for me. I insisted that at least a part of that goat will be roasted read more…

Kidogo Kidogo…

…is the Swahili expression for step by step. Kidogo kidogo we are doing efforts to to finish all the preparations and to start our project of a big school kitchen and a cooking school. I finally finished my drawings and calculations and could explain to my partners what I am planning and what we are going to construct. My team read more…

Time is relative…

I can say I attained in the Kasese District in Uganda and settled in very well. Its a green paradise with plenty of great tasting fruits. After a very busy weekend especially for my project partner Father Modest (3 weddings on saturday and a 7h youth mass with the bishop attending in the church next door), we finally could start read more…

Uganda the first…

After a long flight through Brüssel, I arrived safely in Entebbe. Spending one night there, I had another day ride to the Rwenzori region. In Fort Portal I was picked up by Pater Modest, with whom I am working with the next weeks. He is a very interesting and diligent men, who is managing several projects. I am staying in read more…

New Country new chance

Today I went on the way to a new project it a country I haven’t been yet. Uganda. My flight will leave tomorrow from Munich to Kampala where Pastor Modesto will pick me up. I am invited to that region by an german/austrian association called „Rwenzori e.V“ (http://www.rwenzori.eu) which is running a development project in the Rwenzori area in Uganda (close read more…