After a warm night pierced by sounds of questionably legitimate snoring, we awoke to a local delicacy prepared by our chef Nora. It was Rolex, a traditional rolled omelette served with bananas, which kicked our day into gear.
Upon arriving at Kikaaya College School, we were promptly split into age groups before plunging into classes with fellow students to learn biology, fine art and geography. The studious note taking abruptly stopped in our geography class when, (under the nose of the teacher), Miss Cross thrust a wad of papers in my face and declared: “You’ve got a message!”. Papers continued to fly between Kikaaya and PG students for the entire lesson. Both cultures discussed their favourite sports, lessons and some other, more interesting topics.
Lessons were followed by another fantastic meal from Norah, before we returned to the school, the team divided into 3 groups and the project work began. We have started building keyhole gardens, painting a mural in the art room and organising the KCS library.
After we finished the first day on the projects, the PGS students and teachers were ushered before a booming drummer and taught the “Circumcision Dance”. After just a few instructions, we launched into a full performance, to the hilarity of the Ugandans.
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