Reconciling and reintegrating former child soldiers of Kony's Lord's Resistance Army with their communities.
Jan 2013 16

Where our graduated groups are one year later: over 90% still working together

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By Christopher Maclay The Grassroots Reconciliation Group finished working with its first cohort of groups (involving more than 450 people) in late 2011. Given GRG’s commitment to impact and recording impact, we have recently been following up with these groups to ...

Jan 2013 07

Overcoming stigma: GRG responds to ‘finger pointing’ with innovative group therapy

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By Christopher Maclay Many of the former child soldiers and ex-combatants that GRG works with continue to be stigmatized because of their past. At the community level, stories of formerly abducted people being excluded from community life are common. One young ...

Dec 2012 19

Land conflict no more! Community theater wows one community

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By Christopher Maclay In May 2012, we began an exciting partnership with the Justice and Reconciliation Project (JRP) to pilot an innovative community theater approach which facilitates processes of problem examination and solving, develops empathy among participants, and encourages reconciliation. Two ...

Dec 2012 13

An exciting new video highlighting our work

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"They tried to make us kill a person who tried to escape, and if you refused, they would kill you for disobeying orders," said Evelyn, in this new video by the Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) in northern Uganda. See how ...

Dec 2012 03

Overcoming the past through cleansing

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By Francis Opio and Christopher Maclay Muduu North-West village is located less than 6 miles from the Uganda-South Sudan border in Lamwo District. The village has a violent history from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) war in northern Uganda. Due to its ...

Dec 2012 01

What we do

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GRG facilitates the reconciliation and reintegration of former child soldiers of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army with their communities in northern Uganda. We started projects in Uganda in 2006, working with 425 people. Projects are done through groups. Each group has 15 ...

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