Innovative projects for refugees, former child soldiers, and host communities in northern Uganda
Nov 2015 04

Literacy for war-torn societies: GRG’s grassroots approach to empowering illiterate conflict survivors

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By Alany Joel & Jasper Kubasek Child soldiers often miss out on schooling. In the chaos of more than two decades of conflict in northern Uganda, a generation of people grew into adulthood often not having the opportunity to pursue education ...

Oct 2015 16

GRG reinvests in its community theater for peace projects

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By Francis Opio Only a few years 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 in northern Uganda still grapple with issues that ...

Oct 2015 08

GRG is recruiting for a Radio and Field Program Associate: accepting applications until 26/10/2015

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Radio and Field Program Associate, GRG The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) is recruiting a  Radio and Field Program Associate to work on the ROCO GANG radio program airing on RADIO RUPINY and to support GRG program implementation across northern Uganda.  ...

Sep 2015 30

A post-conflict paradox of northern Uganda

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By Jasper Kubasek I woke up on the morning of our second day in Palabek in the house of two priests. Sitting just below the border with South Sudan, the one-road town is the largest in northern Uganda’s Lamwo district. The ...

Aug 2015 12

New innovations in trauma counseling – A conversation with our counselors

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By Richard Okidi and Norah Brinkerhoff   GRG’s counselors Richard and Norah sat down together to share their thoughts and vision for GRG’s mental health programming for the groups. Coming from very different backgrounds, they sometimes watch each other’s sessions.  In ...

Aug 2015 03

Checking back in: three years later, a group still stands united

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By Jasper Kubasek   “We want to be the heroes of our community, the agents of change.”- Group Elder   On July 27th our team visited one of GRG’s first groups, Can Mito Ribbe (Poverty Needs Unity), to learn what has become of their ...

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