Innovative projects for refugees, former child soldiers, and host communities in northern Uganda
Dec 2016 15

Trauma counseling: meet our peer counselor Vinancio

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Not so long ago, the people of northern Uganda faced abductions, rape, killings and other abuses by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Now, although the guns are silent, communities still grapple with intruding and painful nightmares and flashbacks. To many, ...

Nov 2016 23

GRG’s adult literacy program leads to a community school!

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By Lei Hung During GRG’s last visit to Lubang Tek, chairman Okoya Bosco warmly welcomed our team. Bosco spent two years in the LRA captivity. When he returned he spent ten years in an internally displaced persons camp before finally returning ...

Sep 2016 21

‘Participating in a GRG group changed my life’

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By Francis Opio “It’s unbelievable. When I returned I had nothing. Till GRG started working with us in Atiak me and my husband struggled to make both ends meet, and keep my family of seven- two sons, two daughters and ourselves ...

Jul 2016 22

GRG’s Community Theater Project Highlights Experience of Children in Conflict

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By Joel Alany Recently, GRG’s Warib Cingwa group gave a special performance addressing the remarkable fusion of the fates of children taken into captivity by northern Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The performance, under the theme “A Song of Evil Past ...

Jul 2016 08

The power of therapy: How a counselor’s phone call saved life!

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By Okidi Richard Owor Counseling has a huge impact in post-war communities, but it is one that is often hard to measure. The change that comes with counseling is seemingly invisible or at least difficult for the general public to notice. ...

May 2016 24

US Ambassador to Uganda visits Northern Uganda: a trip to the frontlines

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By Francis Opio As a partner to the US Mission in Uganda, Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) was honored to host the United States Ambassador recently.  During her visit, Ambassador Deborah Malac made statements on local radio that highlighted GRG’s recent programming ...

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