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May 2015 04

Notes from the Field: GRG’s counseling intern reflects on GRG’s impacts in Lamwo District

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Norah Brinkerhof is GRG's newest intern in Gulu.  A recent Masters graduate in Clinical Psychology, Norah is working closely with GRG's counselor Richard.  Together they are spear-heading the expansion of GRG's counseling activities, in Gulu, Amuru and Lamwo districts. By Norah ...

Mar 2015 31

GRG expands counseling programs with partner vivo’s support

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In 2014, GRG and Victim’s Voice (vivo) have been partnering to expand and strengthen GRG’s counseling program.  vivo mentored GRG’s counselor Okidi Richard Owor from August 2014 to Jan 2015.  Richard worked closely with vivo’s senior counsellors and psychological experts ...

Mar 2015 24

Coming full circle: How GRG and Beads of Awareness partnered to launch a new Adult Literacy program

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by Thomas Prince Let me open with a big thank you to Beads of Awareness for donating to GRG’s Adult Literacy project. We look forward to partnering for years to come! I would like to tell you a little about GRG’s exciting ...

Feb 2015 17

CLASS IS IN SESSION!

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By Thomas Prince February is a busy time in Uganda for parents and children.  The new academic school year kicks off, meaning children need to wash their uniforms and parents need to find money for school fees and school requirements. This year ...

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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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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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 ...

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