Dangerous Grounds: War Gin Pictures
Go behind the scenes as Todd Carmichael travels to Uganda in search of a high-end coffee bean for potential clients Dean & DeLuca to support a charity close to Todd’s heart.
dangerous-grounds-205-uganda-ss-001Todd Carmichael has tried many times to get coffee out of Uganda, but he has never been successful. A violent and bloody past has left the people paranoid and distrustful of outsiders, frequently ripping them off or even outright robbing them. 960 1280
dangerous-grounds-205-uganda-ss-002Todd’s journey starts in the slums of Kampala, Uganda, where he meets up with Romans, a long-time friend. Romans runs the Trinity School, a place for children to get a free education. Tragically, arsonists have recently burned down the boy’s dormitory. 960 1280
dangerous-grounds-205-uganda-ss-010Once outside these streets of Kampala, Todd goes to extreme lengths to get the coffee he needs to help the Trinity School, from drinking homemade liquor known as “war gin,” to sealing an ancient blood pact in a country known for its high rate of HIV. 960 1280
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