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Jul 2011 18

Stella, a former child soldier, sets up a GRG clothing store

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Read more under the "Stories" section of our website - Abducted from her family at age 11, Stella spent 8 horrifying years as a ‘wife’ to an LRA commander. Returning back home, she faced poverty and isolation. “I had ...

Jul 2011 01

Our new organic farming training for war-affected communities

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Last week, GRG joined with the National Organic Growers Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU) to provide war-affected communities in Northern Uganda with organic farming, banana and pineapple growing skills. NOGAMU’s Jane Nalunga joined with GRG staff for the two-day training ...

Jun 2011 27

More Photos from Africa Unseen Event

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We have more photos to share with you! Check us out on Facebook and tag yourself and your friends in the photos there too! More pictures to come...   Click here for the entire slideshow ...

Jun 2011 24

Photos from Africa Unseen Event

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  As we posted here earlier, we had an amazingly fun time with all of you at our photo exhibition Africa Unseen and we wanted to thank everyone who attended once again. Northside Social was kind enough to let us hang ...

Jun 2011 17

GRG group invests in bulls with new income

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A GRG group in Palaro, made up of LRA former child soldiers and community members, have used profits from their GRG communal farming projects to purchase two bulls. The bulls will enable them to farm more productively and increase efficiency, ...

Jun 2011 16

Africa photos on sale to benefit GRG – new website

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The website has launched with photos of Africa to benefit GRG. This past May 21st, you know, the day that the world was supposed to end, was our big event AFRICA UNSEEN at the Northside Social Coffee Shop in Clarendon, ...

May 2011 31

GRG groups enter competition for brickmaking

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The dry season lasts for 3 months in Northern Uganda. With no rains, agriculture becomes difficult. For four years now, GRG groups have used this time period to mold bricks. The start-up capital for making the bricks is provided by ...

May 2011 16

GRG goats give birth

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This week, Can Deg Kun, received great news – the first of their donated goats gave birth. GRG’s group in Acet, Can Deg Kun, (pronounced Chan Deg Koon) has over 20 members, many of which were abducted and forcibly conscripted ...

May 2011 12

AFRICA UNSEEN: GRG Photo Exhibit and Wine Bar in DC

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Come join GRG's first fundraising event of the year - AFRICA UNSEEN: Hidden Photos from the Continent Photo Exhibit and Wine Bar Saturday, May 21, 8pm-12am. With DJ DeepBassNine (Patrick Otthofer) Photos by Sasha Lezhnev - RSVP at All proceeds to help former child soldiers ...

Apr 2011 11

New internship in Washington, DC – apply by April 18

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

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