Innovative projects for refugees, former child soldiers, and host communities in northern Uganda
Dec 2018 26

Our new projects with South Sudanese refugees: Trauma counseling & livelihoods

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After over 11 years of successful work of reintegrating former child soldiers, our focus at the Grassroots Reconciliation Group shifted in 2018 to address the urgent new crisis in Uganda: the 1 million refugees from war-torn South Sudan. Here is a quick ...

Nov 2018 05

Meet Angela, a war survivor whose life is starting to be transformed

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Angela Adong was just 15 years old when she was kidnapped by the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels. During her time in captivity, she endured horrific treatment, including being gang raped by rebels. When Angela escaped from the LRA during a ...

Jul 2018 03

GRG is now using a post-harvest handling technique of solar dryer

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With support from Skills Development Facility, Private Sector Foundation, GRG was able to secure funding for post-harvest handling technique using solar dryer for fruits and vegetables, such as sweet bananas, mangos, pineapples, okra and eggplants. Our beneficiaries in the remote ...

Jun 2018 26

World Refugee Day

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The World Refugee Day is observed around the world on June 20th each year. This day marks the celebration of solidary with refugees across the world and is organized to raise public awareness about the global refugee situation. Uganda, one of ...

Dec 2017 27

Meet Ayaa, one of our inspiring participants and mother of 10

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In the spirit of the holiday season, I wanted to introduce you to Ayaa, one of our inspiring GRG participants in northern Uganda. Ayaa is a single mother of 10 children, not by choice but because her husband and one of ...

Jul 2017 18

Sowing the Seeds of Hope: Insights into GRG’s Livelihood Projects in Lamwo District

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By Wibke Angelike and Oturi Denish, As part of its commitment to work where it is most needed, GRG continues to target communities in Lamwo District. Currently, GRG groups are working on sustainable agriculture projects, particularly sunflower farming and beekeeping, to ...

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