Balancing American and Ugandan Culture

Balancing the two cultures (American/Ugandan) can often be hard. In the USA, we have freedoms, perhaps too many freedoms, and as an individual you choose how to live with such freedoms for yourself. Take advantage of the freedom this country offers but never allow yourself to lose your identity and values you have learned your parents/caregivers. Remember that at your core, you are a Ugandan-American or a Ugandan; and must never forget who you are. Create a balance on how you incorporate your...

Home Economics

1. Banana Pancakes – Kabalagala Ingredients: 4 cups cassava flour 1 cup maize flour (maganjo) 8...

Cultural Education

kwanjula is a Luganda word basically means to introduce. It is a day when the bride to be...

Growing Up As An American Uganda Youth

I am a native Chicagoan. I have lived here all my 24 years, born at what is now RushHospital. I...

Protecting Your Child From Abuse And Neglect

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is mandated by Illinois law to maintain a...

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