Living in State House is Backwardness

Recently, President Museveni declared that “living in villages in backwardness.” In a country where the vast majority of people, an estimated 30 million, reside in rural areas, it is very clear that Museveni… Continue reading

Want to come visit Uganda without the full financial burden?

Suzan and I are seeking a babysitter for Nadia, perhaps somebody who also likes either computers or community development or agriculture…. Includes food and housing. We will chip in for your plane ticket. Must be… Continue reading

What makes theology “African theology?”

Is it any theology performed by any African? Is it theology derived from a distinct African religious tradition, such as traditional belief systems or Ethiopian Orthodoxy? Is it theology that is distinct from… Continue reading

Probably the Single Best Theology I Have Ever Read in under Five Minutes

Well, it’s actually notes on a speech from last year, but I can feel the speaker’s intend effect nonetheless: Some selected excerpts:  “The Australian government had a policy to take away these… Continue reading

2 Stories About This Head

1) It was moulded from mud by a primary school drop-out named Bashid, who lives in a village adjacent to Suzan’s.  He’s quite the craftsman.  Here he is in the flesh: 2) A… Continue reading

Fighting Fear Rhetoric through Interfaith Collaboration: A 9/11 Reflection

Some may believe that the United States is the only nation in which government officials and companies benefit from fear-mongering, especially on the anniversaries of tragic incidents such as those experienced on the… Continue reading

What I’ve Really Been Doing for 3 Months

Another reason I have delayed heavily in keeping people in the loop is because I don’t really think I’m that profound or important, and I don’t really want to be.  Lately I have… Continue reading

Here’s What I Want to Say After 3 Months of….Not Saying

I have been quiet because I’m tired of being misunderstood.  Misunderstanding seems to often relate to privilege / marginalization versus perceived privilege / marginalization. But now I have realized misunderstanding is unavoidable – even… Continue reading

Radio Interview with a Co-Founder

A quirky 15-minute chat between Rick McVicker of Ink in Stereo and Phil Wilmot, a co-founder of Solidarity Uganda, discussing a range of topics ranging from romance to central Pennsylvania racism to human… Continue reading

Two Solidarity Uganda Co-Founders Recognized at Torch of Global Enlightenment

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg (WACH), an organization focused on global diversity, interfaith cooperation, and peacemaking hosted the 2nd Annual Torch of Global Enlightenment Awards to honor organizations and individuals who have… Continue reading