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90 days to pack up, find a new home, leave all your belongings and friends
Umeeda Umedaly Swilto
Aug 23 2009
Photo- Umeeda found her old home in Makindye. This was the home she was in when she heard the news.
When people wonder what it was like I would say the Asains were resourceful, resiliant, innovative and courageous.
The just did what needed to be done.
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Umeeda Umedaly was amongst 80,000 people who in 1972 left Uganda as refugees.
Umeeda works with CUSO International as an outreach officer for Western Canada. She loves Africa and its people.
Umeeda had a Cuso teacher in Uganda and recently volunteered in Rwanda as a Fundraising adviser for 5 disability groups in Rwanda.
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The AgaKhan Seconary school Kampala Uganda. Tour Talk with Principal in 2009
The AgaKhan Seconary school Kampala Uganda. Talk with Principal in 2009
Umeeda's last day in Uganda- Long ago far away but it could have been yesterday
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Mike Molloy part of the Canadian team that came to process the refugees
Lella Umedaly had hope for the future
Lella was planning to come to Canada and always wanted to live here
Lella Umedaly began her life in Africa in South Africa
Sikunder travelled to England and made Canada home
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Sikunder Umedaly lives in a peaceful place on Salt Spring Island
Sikunder Umedaly, Sylvia and their son Shameer