Filming in Uganda for NGO Pilgrim Africa

What an experience. Africa. A land I've dreamed about seeing since I ever dreamed about going anywhere. See I grew up on my dad's stories from when he was a teacher there in the late 70s. And not only was I heading to Africa, but would be shooting for an incredible organization that is at the forefront of malaria eradication.

We filmed for 11 days, mostly in the rural bush district of Katakwi. Katakwi has more cases of malaria transmission than anywhere else in the world. The disease is at the core of this part of the world's struggle to develop economically. We were so fortunate to live and follow the story of one incredibly smart young woman, Rebecca Malinga, filming her at her home and school. Check out Rebecca's story...