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The St. Cornelius PCCP Mission Fund

  So that people can make charitable deductions, I have set up the St. Cornelius PCCP Mission Fund through my church. The intention is to wire transfer the proceeds every month to PCCP's account. Any donations will be sent this way. If you are...

Home

8/9/07 Friends and Family, I am writing to tell you I have arrived safely home. Living with 300 orphans for a month, I felt most spoiled to have my parents to come home to. All of them were so happy to see we were still alive, heads limbs all...

Last days

Our last days in Uganda were hard. In Soroti, we had a hundred some orphans come to the house for the day. We ran workshops for them, passed out donated clothing and had a huge meal cooked by Roni. We slaughtered a goat with the machetes our group...

Gulu and Soroti

One of our Achole orphans at pccp was sent off to a national track race to compete last week near Congo (where LRA and Kony are currently hiding), this kid is wicked fast AND he has never owned a pair of track shoes. We bought him some shoes and gear...

Workshops

Odiotia Mukwano gwange! (How are you my lovely friends!?) It has been almost two weeks in Pallisa and our stay has been incredible. I have learned a good amount of the local language and made so many friends. So much has happened it is hard to...

Uganda: Arrival to PCCP!!!

We took a two hour plane ride on Friday to the Entebbe airport where we met Jane, the organizer of the trip, and her Ugandan rep. Jesse. We exchanged our US dollars to Ugandan currency (1500shillings=$1.00). After a very bumpy 7 hour bus ride (not 2...

Ethiopia!

After a 16 hour plane ride (and 14 hour nap), we have finally arrived safely in Ethiopia. It's so different here! We met a young man from the Peace Corp on the bus ride over to our hotel who spoke with us about his past two years in Africa. We are...

About the trip:

         I have been given an amazing opportunity to serve in East Africa this summer where I will be teaching visual art, art history and art therapy lessons as part of the Pallisa Children's Concern Project. Located in the Mbale region and...