So a Ugandan teenager managed to make his way through the crowd of over 10 thousand concert goers and up to our sousaphone player Ed at the end of his performance in Kabale. Ed and a group of Ugandan artists along with a whacky assortment of musicians and public health experts from Denver and New [...]
Last year a group of extraordinary musicians from Colorado, New Orleans and Nashville came together for the First Annual Entusi Music Fest on Lake Bunyonyi in Southern Uganda. Performing with a cadre of talented and wild local musicians and rising stars on the East Africa music scene, over four thousand folks turned out and a [...]
This summer was a game changer. The people we met, the friendships we formed, the stories we made and the places we traveled once again changed the way that I think about the world. I rafted on the Nile with a girl from Denver whose first trip on an airplane was to Uganda. We had [...]
Here is a link to a great blog written by one of the GLI summer trip participants. Check it out here: http://blossomingabroad.tumblr.com/
Dr. Brian Gerber and Dr. Jamie Van Leeuwen will be teaching an international development class through UCD's School of Public Affairs. If you are interested in international development in East Africa, this is the class for you. Here is a link to the website:http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/OIA/StudyAbroad/...
Like all travel experiences our journey so far has been a string of highs and lows. To try and relate all of our encounters and and experiences from just these first three weeks would be near impossible. I can't say that it's always easy or fun but we've learned to appreciate the challenges and tough moments and understand that [...]