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Oct 2011 21

Child soldiers graduate in Olwal: Speeches of gratitude

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Our graduations of the most successful GRG groups are continuing!  Members from the Olwal group celebrated the conclusion of their GRG projects, which concluded with a training in how to successfully raise goats and earn income. For most of ...

Sep 2011 01

Have grant-writing skills and want to spend 3 months in Gulu?

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We're hiring! Development Internship in Post-conflict peace-building: Grassroots Reconciliation Group in Northern Uganda The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) seeks a Development Intern in Gulu, Northern Uganda to work on grants and monitoring for innovative projects for the reintegration of former child soldiers. ...

Sep 2011 01

Piglets abound in Anaka!

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Did you read about Anaka's graduation yesterday? We forgot to mention they are also celebrating the recent arrival of eight baby piglets!  The GRG piggery project started in May, and they have 8 piglets plus another two pigs pregnant. ...

Aug 2011 31

Graduating the best! First GRG grads in Anaka

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Graduation at Anaka Nyer Giri Peko Lobo (Scorning at the world’s problems) After 5 years of partnership, our groups are now able to stand on their own - running their own businesses, ...

Aug 2011 30

Meet Anna – our new International Fellow!

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A huge congratulations and welcome to Anna Squier, our new International Fellow, based in Gulu. She has already started work in Gulu and comes to us with a strong background in working with underserved youth on peace-building. Anna recently ...

Aug 2011 25

We Need an Innovative Marketing Intern to Join our DC Team.

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Interested in social media marketing and fundraising? Want to help former child soldiers? Grassroots Reconciliation Group, a non-profit that works with former child soldiers in Uganda, seeks a Marketing Intern for Fall 2011 The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) seeks an intern ...

Aug 2011 25

Money from Honey: New Video

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Three weeks. Twenty- one days. Five hundred and four hours. That is how long Robert spent walking back home as a child after escaping from captivity in the Lord's Resistance Army in northern Uganda. In his seemingly endless two years ...

Aug 2011 24

Fruits for life: Arop’s bid for training

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Alongside community inputs, GRG places a large focus on tailored capacity development for our groups. Here Arop Okee, a future member in Apyata, a remote area that borders Southern Sudan that GRG is looking to expand to, has begun his ...

Aug 2011 08

Vicky and Other Female Former Child Soldiers

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While the typical face of a child soldier is male, many girls and women were abducted during the decades warfare fought by the Lord’s Resistance Army.  Forced to commit atrocious acts, many were also forced to serve as rebel’s “wives” and sex ...

Aug 2011 05

Meet Irene

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Irene spent a year in the bush with the rebel Lord's Resistance Army, witnessing people being tortured and killed.  She was unable to tell us much of her story because of the emotional trauma. Treated like a slave, she ...

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