Reconciling and reintegrating former child soldiers of Kony's Lord's Resistance Army with their communities.
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 ...

May 2013 14

Photo Blog – A Community Celebration of Dancing, Sports, and Drama in Apyetta

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By Opio Francis When we arrived at Apyeta parish, we were met by hundreds of community members calling “Wapwoyo bino,” meaning ‘thanks for coming.’ The groups of Bwola Rac (meaning ‘Lying is Bad’) and Timo Kica Ber (meaning ‘Forgiveness is Good’) ...

May 2013 02

Form, Storm, Norm, Perform: An expert’s view on group processes

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GRG works with groups combining ex-combatants and other community members to promote reconciliation and reintegration

Theresa Jones, our Trauma and Psychosocial Advisor, examines the troubles faced by the group Warib Cing as covered in our recent blog post. Jones explains that all groups can face challenges, but that this is part of a natural ...

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