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Mar 2021 18

Our op-ed in ABC News: Combating Child Soldiering

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ABC News published an op-ed by three of our board members, Michael "Mick" Mulroy, Eric Oehlerich, and Sasha Lezhnev. Excerpts are below - read the full piece here. Analysis: How the US can combat the soldiering of children By MICK MULROY and ...

Mar 2021 04

Meet Simon, a Peer Counselor: Building resilience for children born as LRA captives

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Meet Simon, one of GRG’s trained community peer counselors who lives 15 miles (25km) from the Uganda/South Sudan border in Madi Opei, Lamwo District. Simon was born while his mother was captive as a “wife” of an LRA soldier and ...

Feb 2021 02

Peacebuilding and fundraising Internship/Volunteer at GRG in Gulu, Northern Uganda

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The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) is looking for an intern/volunteer to join our team in northern Uganda. GRG runs innovative projects that seek to rebuild lives, and promote reconciliation among war affected communities including refugees. This involves a broad range of ...

Jan 2021 15

Our Impact, Thanks to Your Help: Annual Report

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We are very excited to announce our Annual Report for 2019. Read the full report here. The highlights are below. GRG had a busy year, directly reaching a total of 2,623 former child soldiers, refugees, and host community members: 1,573 women & 1,050 men. Our ...

Oct 2020 29

Thanks to you, 1,500 refugees will now receive livelihoods assistance

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A huge thank you to all our supporters for your generous donations This past September, we launched our campaign to tackle food insecurity for refugees and their host community members in northern Uganda. Following COVID-19 lockdown measures and World Food Program ...

Sep 2020 24

1 week left to donate and restore vital livelihoods for former child soldiers!

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“GRG’s Livelihoods program has helped us through a tough year. 2020 will remain unforgettable in my life, as so many things have happened within a very short period of time. At the beginning of the year, we encountered looting of ...

Sep 2020 18

Read about how you can support single refugee mothers during COVID-19

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“GRG’s program has supported many women survivors of war, like me, to provide for their families on their own. But recently it has been very tough and often I feel like running away. My husband was killed by rebels in South ...

Sep 2020 14

Donate to support vulnerable refugee families.

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Since your donations helped us to reach our original target of $3,000, we are now increasing our target to $4,000! With this extra support, we can provide essential livelihoods assistance to vulnerable refugee families. Many children arrive at Palabek without parents ...

Sep 2020 11

Sept 24: LRA film screening in Georgetown

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Please join two GRG board members at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy on September 24, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m at The Mortara Center for International Studies (3600 N. Street N.W., Washington, DC 20007). for a one-time viewing of the documentary My Star in ...

Sep 2020 09

Fundraising Campaign Taking-off! But you can still continue to support refugees

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We are super excited. $3000 raised within the first week! Thank you so much for your generous support! Help us share the campaign and reach our new goal of $4,000, before the end of September. Donate here: https://gogetfunding.com/grassroots/ So far, your donations have ...