Posted on Oct 04, 2022
Past District Governor and Ladner Rotarian Chris Offer, who is Chair of the international Rotary Peace Scholarships program, visited Makerere University, in Kampala, Uganda in early September 2022. The University is one of seven peace centers in the world to which Rotary provides sholarships for successful candidates studying peace and conflict resolution. His visit coincided with the visit of RI President Jennifer Jones. A personal side trip took him to visit gorillas in a remote forest and Murchison Falls. He shared highlights of his visit. -- photos by Chris Offer
Highlights of the visit to Uganda included a trek to a remote region to visit a family of gorillas and to view a wide range of other wildlife
Chris Offer visited Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, one of Rotary's seven peace centers in the world
Rotary International President Jennifer Jones visited various centres in Uganda and spoke to groups, including those at a cancer center named after Rotary and where tuk tuk style ambulances, sponsored by Rotary, serve expecting mothers in remote communities needing higher level of care
Chris Offer shares his various experiences on a
recent visit to Uganda
Chris Offer thanked by President Guillermo Bustos
and David Rushton