The Reality of Poverty

I didn’t know what AIDS was until I was thirteen. During that time, Uganda had been having an epidemic in the north, and so awareness was at an all-time high. It was on the walls of our announcement boards, the emails of our newsletters, and the tongues of our school kids.

Eventually, I learned what this deadly disease was. In fact, I even learned who had it. It turns out, there’s plenty of people I knew that had contracted the disease from one way or the other. Suddenly, AIDS was everywhere. Fear began to captivate me as I became paranoid about my water, my dishes, my silverware- anything that could put me into contact with it. At the time, I didn’t realize that AIDS wasn’t transmitted through touch, but I didn’t care; I was too paranoid about receiving it.

After a few weeks of this, I realized how silly I was being. Nobody in my family had it, and my chances of getting it were higher than my chances of a girl liking me- basically none. I had to release that fear to the Lord, as I had done with so many other fears.

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5 Reasons You Should Move to Uganda

This should be very obvious. After all, who wouldn’t want to move to Uganda? Sadly, some people take convincing. After all, why would you want to leave a frozen wasteland and move to a place of perpetual summer?

Oh well. I guess I will need to show you exactly why you need to move to Uganda. Here are five reasons that should at least prompt you into considering a visit to Uganda.

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