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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 ...

Nov 2011 01

Meet GRG’s newest intern!

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Natalia joined GRG this month as our Marketing Intern, based in Washington, DC. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she studied French and Foreign Affairs, and was fortunate to spend her third year studying abroad in ...

Oct 2011 23

Following up Jacob from Don Cheadle’s book: From Torment to Triumph

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From fighting in major battles with the LRA to giving loans to vulnerable people in his community, Jacob has come a long way.  He was profiled in Don Cheadle and John Prendergast's book, and we have been working with him ...

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 ...

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