Archive for News
Jul 2011 21

Esther, Concy send their children to school because of flourishing micro-credit project in Teetugu

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GRG group members in the village of Teetugu have had immense success with their own micro-finance group (bol li cup) after a GRG training in micro-credit and one year of saving and giving loans.  So far, the group has saved ...

Jul 2011 19

GRG campaign launches today – Soldier No More: Now What?

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GRG is launching a new campaign today, "Soldier No More: Now What?" to raise awareness and support for reaching out to the neediest areas with former child soldiers in northern Uganda.  One in three boys and one in six girls ...

Jul 2011 19

Apply now! Two jobs with GRG – first deadline this Sat

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GRG is announcing two new jobs in our northern Uganda office: a 1-year International Fellowship in Post-conflict Peace-building (paid) and an Internship in Peace-building (unpaid).  Apply now!  The deadlines are approaching quickly - July 23 and July ...

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 ...