Reconciling and reintegrating former child soldiers of Kony's Lord's Resistance Army with their communities.
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Mar 2012 14

Kony 2012: Washington Post highlights GRG´s work as a way to help

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As the Kony 2012 viral campaign continues to expand, you can do more then push "like" or share the link on your friend's Facebook wall.  You have the opportunity to connect the dots just like the little boy did in ...

Jan 2012 26

We turned onto a narrow, dusty track… Our first monthly donor’s visit to GRG’s projects

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By Megnote Belayneh My experience in Gulu was one of the most insightful, educational and moving experiences of my entire life. Not only did I get to experience another country firsthand, but I also had the opportunity to learn about the beauty ...

Jan 2012 26

Three Weeks of Organic Farming Training! All the way next to South Sudan…

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By Brianna Kilcullen We've kicked off our new year with a huge organic farming project on the Uganda-South Sudan border.  We're partnering with trainers from Gulu University to train twelve of our new groups, located in the dry climate of Lamwo ...

Jan 2012 23

Have photography skills and interested in working in Northern Uganda? Media internship

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Media Internship in Post-conflict Peace-building: Grassroots Reconciliation Group in Northern Uganda The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) seeks an intern in Gulu, Northern Uganda to work on innovative projects for the reintegration of former child soldiers.  The Intern will aid in multi-media ...

Jan 2012 11

Fired up! Reflections from my trip to our new projects “where no NGO has been before”

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What an inspiring experience. I was lucky to have spent my holiday break in Uganda, and inspiring is the first word I’d use to describe what I saw. (For a full slideshow of photos, click here). I slept on the remote ...

Dec 2011 05

We’re hiring! Project Coordinator in Post-conflict Northern Uganda

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Project Coordinator in Post-conflict Peace-building, Grassroots Reconciliation Group in Northern Uganda – Apply by January 18th The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) seeks a Project Coordinator to head the office in Northern Uganda, Gulu. GRG works on innovative peace-building and ...

Dec 2011 05

Training Under a Mango Tree. Meet Solomon, a GRG Agriculture Trainer

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By Federico Rodriguez On a hot sunny morning in the village of Laminadera in Northern Uganda, a group of 45 men and women gathered under the cooling shade of a mango tree to learn about the most effective techniques for vegetable ...

Dec 2011 05

Farming for a Brighter Future – New Video

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Eleven brothers and sisters is the number of siblings Evelyn lost to the Lord's Resistance Army.  She herself was abducted and held as a child soldier for five, grim years.  But, since Evelyn's involvement with GRG, she has been able ...

Nov 2011 25

“I was beaten twice to the point of death… Let’s farm together now and be all right”

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Atere, a member of the GRG group in Olwal, shares his insights on our projects and farming By Federico Rodriguez Cabbage, onions, and tomatoes have helped Atere Omot make a living for most of his life. The 40-year-old resident of Abole is ...

Nov 2011 09

“Thinking of the Future” through raising animals (Tam Pi Anyim)

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By Federico Rodriguez After a successful training in how to raise animals, members of the “Tam Pi Anyim” (Thinking of the Future) group in Palaro, were more than eager to get their hands dirty and start to raise their own animals.More ...

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