We couldn’t be happier with how our Project for Peace carried out this summer. Now that our pilot program is off and running, we’re looking toward the future and what’s next for our work in northern Uganda. We are using the remaining funding for our program to continue the trainings twice a week through the end of … More What’s next for KareMeKuc?
Our students left class last week equipped with a sack of high-quality bean seeds from a reputable African seed supplier and the knowledge to preserve those seeds for future seasons. Although most of the students currently practice some form of seed saving, they don’t understand how to select and store them properly and often struggle … More Growing from the ground up with seed saving education
This past week, we’ve been moving along with the Farming for Peace trainings and watching our crops, and our students, grow. Before class one afternoon, Max and I went with a CPU social worker to visit the home of Moses, one of our students. He lives just next to Coorom Primary School, in a cluster … More “This is how we have been living ever since”
Yesterday, our students wanted to get out in the field early to complete the bean planting. When Calvin and I arrived, they were ready to get to work on the remaining two bean plots. There are four sections of land set aside for beans, each of which will be managed by a team of 10 … More Well-timed rain showers help us multiply the gifts
Today is the Day of the African Child, an international holiday celebrated here in Lira with song, dance, and a festival attended by local NGOs and community members. The day is about raising awareness for issues facing children in Africa and encouraging a spirit of abundance. The children who CPU supports certainly are inspirational in … More Support young peace ambassadors in celebration of the Day of the African Child
We took an extra motorcycle to the field on Friday. Strapped on the back were two large bags of orange-flesh sweet potato vines for our class. The boda driver helped us take them all the way to the demonstration garden site, which is about a mile down a dirt path from Coorom Primary School. Orange … More What can be done with a bag of cut-up vines
by KareMeKuc co-founder Max Clary Dear friends & supporters, I hope you all are well and enjoying your summer with your friends and family! If it is possible for you, go to a swimming pool for me! I miss swimming pools desperately as I find myself turning crispy under the Ugandan sun. I write to … More Sprouting seeds and plans for student support