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Dec 2013 11

Community Theater: finding solutions to Gender Based Violence in northern Uganda

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By Arianna Watson Imagine a theater scene showing a happily married couple walking hand in hand with their two young children on a warm and peaceful October day in a small village of northern Uganda.  Curtains close. When it opens again ...

Nov 2013 20

What to do with a little bit of money in northern Uganda?

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By Onen Zacchaeus & Kitty Paulus Harvest is the one of the most important times of the year for GRG groups. They are busy selling their crops, pineapples, green peppers, tomatoes, and many others.  This provides them with some much needed ...

Oct 2013 28

Solar Dryer

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By Vanessa Fortune & Kitty Paulus Who loves dried mango? The real question should be, who doesn't love dried mango?! GRG groups across Gulu and Amuru district have started to embark on an exciting new endeavour; drying fruits and vegetables. This ...

Oct 2013 16

How to Communicate with your Crops

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By Ocira Junior & Kitty Paulus Communication is the only way through which people understand what other people like or dislike. Now think about crops on a large farm. In case one row of crops is stepped on, the neighboring row ...

Aug 2013 28

Our Groups Plan for the Future

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By Vanessa Fortune & Kitty Paulus These past few weeks have been very busy and exciting, as usual! This time because the groups have been rating past work and planning out what activities they want to participate in in the coming ...

Aug 2013 01

Development Internship in Post-conflict peace-building in Northern Uganda

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GRG seeks a Development Intern to be based in Gulu, Northern Uganda to contribute to the successful development and implementation of the programs. The internship will provide significant professional development to young professionals and/or higher degree students seeking to gain ...

Jul 2013 10

A warm welcome to our new Program Director

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On July 1, Dutch native Kitty Paulus joined GRG as our new Program Director (Head of Mission) in Gulu.  We will greatly miss our previous Program Director Chris Maclay, but are pleased to welcome someone with a wealth of experience ...

Jun 2013 17

Bringing back the banana

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By Vanessa Fortune The loss of traditional community knowledge is a concern for some of GRG groups, who having returned to their ancestral homeland and though aware of previous horticultural practices are in some confusion about how to proceed themselves with ...

Jun 2013 04

Progress tastes sweet for one of GRG’s groups

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By Vanessa Fortune Did you know that sugar cane is actually a type of perennial tropical grass? When harvested it can be used to not only make sugar but its fibrous residue can become a source of fuel or condensed to ...

May 2013 29

“We now know that everyone has the right to land.” Partnering with a local org to help resolve land disputes

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By Nicole Soeller Understanding that everyone is entitled to the same rights in northern Uganda to land should not be taken for granted. Land was traditionally owned by male family members only, but this is not the case anymore. Hearing this ...

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