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Shanti Uganda — executive

Village Outreach - Katuugo

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*The following blog is a post by Shanti Uganda volunteer Lauren and her experiences in Uganda* Village Outreach- Katuugo              The ride on the boda (motorcycle) lasted nearly 20 minutes. I wanted it to never end. Through fields of coffee and maize, roads and hills I have never dreamt, homes of brick and stick and mud, dozens of school children scrambling through football yards and too big bicycles- we roamed. Not entirely sure what to expect, and somewhat unaware of where we were going, we arrived in Katuugo, greeted by the warm face of a man I had...

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Stories From the Field - Project Coordinator Sadie St. Denis

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‘It’s a Woman’s World’ On Saturday September 10th, the ladies from the Shanti Uganda crew, including Ssanyu, Joy, Florence, baby Honey and myself, boarded a bus carrying midwives from the US, Australia, Kenya, and elsewhere, bound for Acholi land in the far Northern region of Amuru, Uganda. Shanti Uganda had been invited to attend the first annual International Midwives’ Symposium hosted by Earth Birth in Northern Uganda. Earth Birth is a traditional birthing centre and community space situated on 20 acres of land outside of Atiak, Arumu District, near the border of South Sudan. It was founded and is run...

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Job Posting: Seeking Development Director

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Shanti Uganda improves infant and maternal health, provides safe women-centered care and supports birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. This 30 hour/week position is based in Vancouver and commences May 16th.  Working closely with the Executive Director, the DD builds and implements the organization’s fund development activities, recruits and supervises volunteers to support these objectives and ensures that the organizations resource requirements are achieved.  Please send a resume, cover letter and 2 references to by March 31st, 2011. Click here for complete posting

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