In this episode, we talk to Mandy Dunker and Carol Kiwanuka about the cultural differences between Germany and Uganda when it comes to dogs as pets.
Mandy is a passionate dog lover, but also a strong activist for animal rights. During her year-long stay in Uganda, where she supported the anti-trafficking organization, she also used some of the time to fight for the rights of dogs and other animals. But how could she do that in a culture where dogs or animals are perceived differently? In this podcast, we hear about her personal experiences living in Uganda and falling in love with a puppy she later rescued from being abandoned on the streets of Kampala, named him Baloo, and the two now live happily in Germany.
Carol worked with Mandy in Uganda and couldn't really understand why anyone would have so much love for a dog. But when she moved to Germany in 2019, she experienced a culture shock when it comes to the dog culture in Germany. In this episode, she also shares her very personal experiences with dogs in Germany and Uganda.
Mandy's DREAM is to start a dog rescue center in Uganda where there are more dogs that need to be saved from harm by people who know nothing about dogs. She also wants to raise awareness about how people can live happily with dogs in their communities, but she can't do it alone. You can contact Mandy through these contact email@example.com and support her in achieving her dream with whatever you have.
On the Hear My True Story Podcast, we tell our own True Stories through storytelling, spoken word, comedy, music, hosted interviews, and conversations based on real experiences. You don't have to be a storyteller or writer because, "Life writes the best stories!"Support Donations <
Thank you for listening to our podcast. Music by Edrine Matovu, hosted and produced by Otako. Subscribe to our podcast for more stories and you can also visit us on our website: https://www.hearmytruestory.com/ for more stories. Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also follow us on YouTube Hear My True StorySupport the show