Author: Russ Barton

How do people get trapped in poverty?

Every day our team here in Uganda are working with people from the local community that live in poverty. Lack of education, unemployment or low paying jobs, inequality and failing systems, along with many other factors, all contribute to poverty.  Generational poverty is common because people can see no way out, so we are doing all …

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Orphanage Tourism

What Australia’s proposed Orphanage tourism ban means for Australian charities and churches In February 2017, Attorney General Senator George Brandis QC requested that the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade launch an inquiry into modern slavery in Australia. It is now likely that a Modern Slavery Act – which will seek to …

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5 words I never want to say…

I’d like to give you an idea of some of the complex issues our team face on a daily basis while working in some of the poorest areas of Uganda.

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