Saturday, March 12, 2011

A Long Dry Season

It has been the longest dry season that we have experienced in our short 5 years of living here in Uganda. We have not had proper rains since the end of November, and personally we have not had running water since early January. However the situation is harder on those around us who depend on their crops and cattle. Some cows have just collapsed from lack of water, and we are needing good rain to come so that people can plant and so get a harvest in a few months time.

The other day though I was driving along a back street and saw these banana trees that have started growing after drought and fire - beautiful flowers making an appearance!
This week we have had two downpours - very exciting and refreshing!

1 comment:

Wendy said...

So glad you have had some rain at long last. Can you send us some sunshine and warm weather please