Archive for News
Sep 2020 01

Refugees’ Food Aid Cut to 1 meal a day: Help Them to Survive with Livelihood Projects

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Posted in News GRG is announcing a new campaign today, “Thought for Food,” to help South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda and their host communities. Over 1 million refugees have fled war in South Sudan to northern Uganda in recent years, yet the World ...

Aug 2020 20

Our Impact, Thanks to Your Help: Annual Report

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We are very excited to announce our Annual Report for 2019. Read the full report here. The highlights are below. GRG had a busy year, directly reaching a total of 2,623 former child soldiers, refugees, and host community members: 1,573 women & 1,050 men. Our ...

Jul 2020 27

The Stigma of Being Disabled Remains High in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

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Posted in News This is part 2 of 2 in a short blog series on this issue. For confidentiality reasons, we have changed the names in this story. GRG is working to address the stigma surrounding disability for families like Nancy’s through community ...

Jul 2020 16

The Stigma of Being Disabled Remains High in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

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Posted in News This is part 1 of 2 in a short blog series on this issue. For confidentiality reasons, we have changed the names in this story. For many parents living in post-conflict northern Uganda, they are not only battling bereavement and ...

Jun 2020 17

Nightmares of war: The psychological impact of conflict trauma and GRG’s role in supporting healing

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‘I have learned coping mechanisms to help me feel relaxed and calm.’ Geoffrey, Pawel

Posted in News Part 2 of a short series on trauma counseling “One night I hardly slept, the memory of the killing that I forcefully took part in kept tormenting me throughout the night. I would vividly see the deceased in my dream, ...

Jun 2020 10

Our trauma support for war survivors during COVID-19

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Part 1 of a short series on trauma counseling The communities of northern Uganda have greatly suffered from two decades of armed conflict between the Lord’s Resistance Army and the Ugandan government, leading to massive needs for psychosocial support to deal ...

May 2020 19

GRG’s COVID-19 Adaptive Response

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While most of Uganda has been on government-ordered lockdown due to COVID-19, GRG has continued to work remotely to help support the former child soldiers, refugees, and communities that we work with. Our team has worked to remotely support our beneficiaries ...

Mar 2020 04

Call for consultancy service in trauma counselling

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Duty station: Lamwo. Service period: 6 months GRG is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join a grassroots non-governmental organisation which specialises in trauma recovery, reconciliation and reintegration of former child soldiers, refugees and other war-affected communities in northern Uganda. We are ...

Feb 2020 04

GRG Receives U.S. Ambassador’s Award to Support Women Survivors of War

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GRG is pleased to announce that we have received an award from the U.S. Embassy in Uganda to support an innovative livelihood project for women survivors of war in Lamwo District, northern Uganda. The support will come through the U.S. Ambassador’s Special ...

Dec 2019 18

Where your donations actually go

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James, one of our group leaders in Palabek Gem, was born in rebel captivity after his mother was abducted by the LRA. He and his mother escaped when James was 7 years old. But before running away, he witnessed mass ...