I have two quick stories to share. The first happened last week. I was sitting in front of the school entertaining baby Maggie while her mom was busy. Mildred, Maggie's sister, came and sat next to me and together we played with Maggie. Maggie was not wearing a nappy (diaper) at this moment and she soon had to relieve herself. Mildred took her little wet shorts off and put them on the table next to us. Pretty soon after this Maggie's nose started to run. Without missing a beat Mildred grabbed the urine soaked shorts and used a "dry" part to wipe Maggie's face.
My next story happened this weekend. I went to the latrine and when I came out I found a little girl squatting on the walk-way into our row of latrines where she had finished urinating and was about to defecate. I sternly told her in Luganda to get into the latrine. She looked a little ashamed and quickly moved into an empty latrine.
I see these unhygienic moments happen and say to myself, "And they wonder why I got sick!"