Reconciling and reintegrating former child soldiers of Kony's Lord's Resistance Army with their communities.
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Oct 2014 10

Has the war ended in Northern Uganda?

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By Okidi Richard Owor, GRG counselor The war between Joseph Kony and the LRA against the Ugandan state lasted for more than twenty years with the grassroots populations suffering the most from the LRA techniques to terrorize ranging from abductions, forced ...

Sep 2014 29

We have been shortlisted for the Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders competition

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GRG is very honoured to have made the shortlist for the Tomorrow's Peacebuilders award. This is a fantastic recognition of GRG's impact in northern Uganda, and our innovative approach to engage the communities where we work in building a lasting peace. Please ...

Aug 2014 22

Welcome aboard: GRG’s new Program Director in Gulu

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  The decision on a new Program Director (Head of Mission) for GRG in Gulu was not an easy one, but the decision has been made.  We want to thank all the highly qualified applicants for their interest in GRG and ...

Jul 2014 09

Pomology Training – The Benefits of Banana Farming

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By: Alany Joel Banana farms are abundant in Uganda. A large percentage of bananas consumed locally are grown by small-scale farmers in rural areas. The farms are usually one hectare in size and support livestock as well. This model for local ...

Jun 2014 30

Entrepreneurial minds in northern Uganda!

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By Onen Zacchaeus   Angom Mary is a small business owner who has had a shop for the past three years. In her shop she sells cooking oil and small fish, mostly to community members nearby. Until participating in GRG’s entrepreneurship training, ...

Jun 2014 17

First Impressions at GRG

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By Joel Alany The best way to support viable solutions of recovery on the ground and develop local efforts of rehabilitation, is through local ownership. This is my first impression after 2 months with GRG and engaging with GRG’s community groups!! ...

May 2014 25

Organic Fruit Farming for Peace

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By Denish Oturi and Kitty Paulus Of the many projects that our groups work on, organic farming is one of the most popular. In those projects, people often wonder what the word 'pomology' means, which is one of the terms we ...

Mar 2014 31

Photo Gallery: the Group Development Plan

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GRG has a firm belief that the solutions to post-conflict problems lie with those who face the problems themselves. For this reason, GRG supports groups to identify the specific problems faced by their communities and examine the possible solutions. Groups ...

Mar 2014 12

The best & funniest questions during Livestock training

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By Odong Charles & Kitty Paulus The winner for best question is……why do goats like washing soap? Washing soap is made up of a variety of ingredients, including calcium oil and alcohol! So that is what attracts the goats to eat it. ...

Mar 2014 03

Stifling heat leads to innovation in our groups

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by Odong Charles and Arianna Watson The dry season has hit northern Uganda; since November the weather has gotten increasingly hotter by the day. The high temperatures pose a threat to agricultural activities in northern Uganda, as crops and vegetables fight ...

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