Innovative projects for refugees, former child soldiers, and host communities in northern Uganda
Jul 2015 01

How one Lamwo woman’s story shows the real need for GRG programming

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By Norah Brinkerhof   Being both a foreigner and a counselor in rural villages in northern Uganda makes people very open to talk with me and to share their stories.  Many don't have others they can open up to, and I think ...

Jun 2015 09

GRG’s Groups Take Charge After Leadership Training

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By Alany Joel As 2015 rolls forward GRG is preparing to graduate all 21 groups in the next 12 months. One of the main focuses in 2015, therefore, is leadership training—ensuring that the groups have strong leaders and the needed structures ...

May 2015 04

Notes from the Field: GRG’s counseling intern reflects on GRG’s impacts in Lamwo District

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Norah Brinkerhof is GRG's newest intern in Gulu.  A recent Masters graduate in Clinical Psychology, Norah is working closely with GRG's counselor Richard.  Together they are spear-heading the expansion of GRG's counseling activities, in Gulu, Amuru and Lamwo districts. By Norah ...

Mar 2015 31

GRG expands counseling programs with partner vivo’s support

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In 2014, GRG and Victim’s Voice (vivo) have been partnering to expand and strengthen GRG’s counseling program.  vivo mentored GRG’s counselor Okidi Richard Owor from August 2014 to Jan 2015.  Richard worked closely with vivo’s senior counsellors and psychological experts ...

Mar 2015 24

Coming full circle: How GRG and Beads of Awareness partnered to launch a new Adult Literacy program

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by Thomas Prince Let me open with a big thank you to Beads of Awareness for donating to GRG’s Adult Literacy project. We look forward to partnering for years to come! I would like to tell you a little about GRG’s exciting ...

Feb 2015 17

CLASS IS IN SESSION!

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By Thomas Prince February is a busy time in Uganda for parents and children.  The new academic school year kicks off, meaning children need to wash their uniforms and parents need to find money for school fees and school requirements. This year ...

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