Good Bye School… Hello Book Deal!!!

I don't have classes at university anymore. In a few months I move out, I'm already decluttering and sorting stuff out. Yesterday I gave 3 big bags and a box full of art supplies to the neighboring nursing home, and I'm selling clothes online. So, it's a phase of good-byes.…

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A Toy Car!

I'm busy with my master's thesis but also have other things going on. We finally saw the announcement of the Project for Awesome video winners today. Sadly we weren't among the winning groups. But we must have been very close. We were featured on the main event and got many…

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Updates and a Thank You

A few weeks ago I told you guys about a video competition for charity and asked you to vote for us. I hadn't given any updates because they haven't announced the outcome yet. But the event (Project for Awesome) itself was very successful: it raised over $2.300.000, more than it…

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Go Vote for Suubi at Project for Awesome!

Now until Sunday: go to this link and vote for Suubi for a chance to win money for our work in Uganda! Vote, share, get everyone you know to help out! Every vote counts! Thank you! https://projectforawesome.com/watch?v=034P70LmkgI (It's the video I posted last week, but in order for the vote…

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Backpack: Done with Detours?

I sewed a backpack out of recycled trash from Uganda and Germany. The backpack contains parts of a yoga-mat, many plastic bags, a plastic lid, recycled African fabric, and a bunch of other "trash". I am not a seamstress, most of the sewing is rough, and some things are not…

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New Year, New Ideas?

What are your hopes for 2021? Do you have dreams, hopes, possibly a list of goals? Or have all those things become pointless amidst a pandemic and other worries? A goal can be intimidating, even insinuate arrogance or the illusion of "I can do everything I set my mind to".…

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A Backpack in the making!
making a backpack

A Backpack in the making!

I got a coat from my friends from Suubi Teen MOPS in Uganda. It is made by recycled plastic bags. But since it is too stiff and small for me to wear, I am turning it into a backpack! I cut the pattern out of brown packing paper. Then, I…

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