Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rwanda Day 5: Scouting Day and Last Member of the Team Arrives.

The day started by trying to get my Dad into the country.  He was stuck in Kenya without a visa  so we had to go to the  Rwanda Immigration to drop off paperwork to expedite the process.  Two hours later … Continue reading

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Rwanda Day 4 – Shopping for Clothes, it made me laugh.

Today is Sunday and we went to an English speaking church called African New Life Church that was 20 minutes away from where we are staying.  I was told it was a church built with the help of a large … Continue reading

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Rwanda Day 3 – Umuganda

Today in Rwanda was a mandatory community service day from 7:00am to noon, apparently this happens on the last Saturday of each month.  The day is called Umuganda, meaning “contribution”.  The start of this practice predates colonial times and is … Continue reading

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Rwanda – Day 2

Today, I slept in till 8:30 am.  My body is still trying to adjust, but nothing that a good cup of Rwandan coffee would not fix.  I just took my first few sips of coffee when I was greeted by … Continue reading

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Arrived in Rwanda

Well after 18 hours of fly time, I arrived tonight  in Kigali, Rwanda. We are already having to work through our first bugs of the trip.  The plan was  to meet Brett and Andre (our camera guys) in Brussels, but … Continue reading

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Heading to Rwanda

Hey guys, stay tuned. I will be sharing my journey while in Rwanda filming the “water” story and filming a HIV/AIDS study that Global Benefit Canada is funding. I will be traveling with Brett Seymour a Photographer and Documentary maker … Continue reading

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