Archive for News
May 2012 31

Drama! Our innovative new partnership on Community Theater with the Justice and Reconciliation Project

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GRG teams up with the Justice and Reconciliation Project to facilitate an innovative reconciliation-through-theater project by Christopher Maclay This May, GRG established an exciting partnership with the Justice and Reconciliation Project (JRP) which will see two groups piloting an innovative reconciliation-through-theater project. In ...

Apr 2012 16

Acclaimed pianist Soheil Nasseri returns to Washington, April 20, in concert for Kony’s child soldiers

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Returning to Washington, DC for the first time since his highly acclaimed concert at Strathmore Hall (Washington Post), pianist Soheil Nasseri will perform Prokofiev, Beethoven, and Schubert in a recital on Friday, April 20th, 2012 in Old Town Alexandria.  The ...

Apr 2012 02

A warm welcome to Chris Maclay, our new Project Coordinator

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Christopher Maclay comes to GRG with a background in youth, conflict and livelihoods. He has worked with hard-to-reach youth in a range of contexts, from evaluating projects for former child soldiers in Liberia, to managing a youth entrepreneurship project in ...

Mar 2012 27

Under the Mango Tree – Field life

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By Brianna Kilcullen, outgoing Fellow in Fundraising in Gulu, Uganda Having the opportunity to work for GRG these past several months has been a real eye opening experience into not only the NGO world but also into the ...

Mar 2012 20

What’s in a Name? Local pride in northern Uganda

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By Federico Rodriguez Grassroots Reconciliation Group has been supporting over 35 groups through locally designed projects ranging from farming and animal husbandry to brick making and local village savings schemes. When a group is formed their members choose a name in ...

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 ...