Reconciling and reintegrating former child soldiers of Kony's Lord's Resistance Army with their communities.
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Jan 2015 21

OROMA DORISH SHARES HER EXPERIENCE RETURNING FROM THE LRA

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Each individual story from our group members who have escaped from the LRA and returned home is different but there are some common elements shared by all.  Many people abducted as children or young adults who were forced to join ...

Jan 2015 06

Interview with Kasper Agger: From the Bloody Trail of Kony’s LRA

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Check out this great interview with our co-founder Kasper Agger.  For several years Kasper has been a leading expert on the LRA and is currently working with the Enough Project as a field researcher on the LRA in Central African ...

Jan 2015 02

Great link to resources that bring light to re-integration of LRA and recovery from war

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As we catch our breath during the year end holidays it's been a great chance to catch up on some reading and learn from what other organizations are doing. We want to highlight this great short article and the links to ...

Nov 2014 24

Leadership is a peace mission — Tela maber kelo kuc, kuc miyo tela maber

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GRG staff Denish Oturi training one of GRG's groups in the field

By Alany Joel “Leadership is a peace mission, and peace is a leadership mission.” (Tela maber kelo kuc, kuc miyo tela maber in Luo) This is the campaign GRG is kicking off with our 21 groups in 2015.  Despite the hardships they ...

Nov 2014 14

Development Internship in Post-Conflict Peace-Building in Gulu

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We are currently looking for a Development Intern to join our team in Gulu.  This internship is a great opportunity for Graduate students or young professionals seeking to gain first-hand experience working in a post-conflict region, in peace building and ...

Nov 2014 01

Functional Adult Literacy and Education (FAL)

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FAL october

By Thomas Prince In 2013 two of our groups launched a functional adult literacy and education training, as a pilot project with GRG’s support.  Both of these groups were asking GRG how they could learn to read and write or improve ...

Oct 2014 27

Sesame: Planting new futures near the South Sudan border

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By Oturi Denish Sim sim (sesame) is one of the crops grown in our projects in the remote Uganda-South Sudan border area called Lamwo, and it is creating a lot of excitement among our GRG groups!  Almost all our groups are ...

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 ...

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