When a war is over…

Photo: A 5 year old boy leads his father Ocitti Ceaser, helping him carry one of his spare limbs for repair by the Association of Volunteers in International Service(AVSI) in Gwenkoro village, Pader district-Northern Uganda. The father is a Land mine survivor who lost both of his legs during the LRA war and had a … Continue reading When a war is over…

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Enzo Graziano

What's the deal with enzo? Enzo is the founder of Enzo Graziano Associates a division of the Silensec Group, an Information Technology consulting firm trading in twenty-one Countries worldwide. When it comes to sales Enzo has seen it all. He moved from telesales and door-to-door selling to business development in the medical equipment field and … Continue reading Enzo Graziano

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Moving-on

Photo: Layere Grace being led by her husband as they come home with pumpkins from their garden. 44 year old Layere Grace is one of the many landmine victims in Pader district, Northern Uganda. She was hit by a landmine in 2002 while in the garden with her 5 months old daughter Ayaa on her … Continue reading Moving-on

Kavuma Michael

A few months back, I came to notice an interesting street act... Kavuma Michael from Kalungu Masaka.  Aged 56 years, Kavuma is more of a street Performer who came to Kampala in 1989. He plays almost every music instrument, though the piano accordion is his signature instrument. Be sure to catch his free performances on … Continue reading Kavuma Michael

Be educated

To seek knowledge is a sacred duty. It is obligatory on every Muslim, male and female. The first word revealed of the Qur'an was "Iqra" READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! It will enable you spread freedom, truth and justice, not just to gain power and dominance.

Chelimo introduces David

A few months back, my friend Chelimo introduced her fiance to her Parents in Kapchorwa and gave me the opportunity do document their lovely event. Its a pleasure the Gelvins, documenting one of your life events.

Struggles of a Providing Father

Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into his nature of  life, and  the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen. For many of us, our fathers are our heroes. We appreciate them for their love, guidance and providence regardless of … Continue reading Struggles of a Providing Father

African Mothers

Fine Saucepans don’t make delicious food. African mothers do!

Rural Happiness

The art of living is not restricted to a particular line, but in allowing happiness to change its form, depending on the environment. So, everything that limits us, we have to put aside and let happiness be an inside job. I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life … Continue reading Rural Happiness