Posted: Aug 14, 2014 08:37 AM CDT
Updated: Nov 17, 2016 04:31 AM CST
Getting a tour of the slums in Kampala, the capital of Uganda.
A child in Kampala
This little girl was a doll. She was very interested in her visitors.
The group interacting with children in Kampala and seeing how they live.
The children were so excited to see us!
Mike made a lot of new friends. He loved interacting with all the children.
A woman makes her way back home with water for her family.
Most people walk, but some are lucky enough to have what's called a "boda boda" or motorcycle.
These moats are basically where all the sewage goes.
A mother showing off her baby to the camera. She was very proud of her daughter.
Mike just loved interacting with the people, especially the kids.
There is no trash collection system in the capital so there's a lot of garbage all over the ground. They typically burn the garbage to get rid of it.
A group of young adults playing a dice game.
St. Kizito Boarding School in Bethany, Uganda
A view of rural Uganda
More landscape from near Our Lady of Guadalupe Secondary School in Busolo, Uganda
This little girl followed Mike for quite awhile. She was very interested in what he and photojournalist Travis Kobs were doing with that big camera.
Girls getting water from the Jesse Parker Memorial Well in Busolo, Uganda.
One of the 21 trees planted at Jesse's well in honor of Bria Parker who turned 21 when her mom was in Africa.
Girls from Our Lady of Guadalupe School singing songs while Mike Thompson records.
Sister Salome supervising the planting of trees at Jesse's well.