The Uganda 2003 service crew left the UK quicky followed by over 100 members of the 2003 expedition which will see Scouts working in community projects throughout the country and others climbing Mount Elgon. In their her first report a few days after arriving in Uganda Heather Rainsbury sent the following:
Just a quick up
date on how the Uganda 2003 team are doing...
The XB support team are on the last day of major hardwork...we've visited 90% of the Kamuli district and guess what, signed a million visitors books!
But everyone seems
excited and will welcome our teams to their villages.
Everyone is having
a good time, and it will all pay off when the teams
Colin Bennett will be remembered by members of the Avon Scouts party presently visiting Uganda and by the Scouts of Uganda in Jinja.
Avonja as the joint troops were known worked together for 10 years to build a camp trianing centre on the banks of the River Nile. This centre is now open for Scouts from throughout the world to use.
Visit the Avon Web Site for full details.
Download the joining information.
However the recommendation of the Web Site team is that if you want an account with an Internet Service Provider go to a genuine ISP such as Demon or Freeserve. Note AOL is not an ISP.
The UK Uganda network will be appearing at the Gilwell Reunion. This annual extravaganza attracts Leaders from all over the world to exchange views and news and to learn new skills and information.
This year's Gilwell Reunion will be held during 6/7 September 2003.