IC in Uganda
Many members of Invisible Children Uganda’s Village Savings and Loan Associations take on Income Generating Activities (IGA) to earn extra income. The groups meet every week to save money together. They pool their earnings and out of that are able to take out loans to start up IGAs like rearing poultry, keeping goats and cows, [...] Read More
Young girls performing a traditional dance during the Legacy Scholarship Program volleyball tournament in Pader last weekend.
This week we’re kicking off our four-part model video series. First up: Recovery. This week we’re also kicking off our four question blog series that spotlights one person who works on that specific model. First up: Malorie Tull. Malorie is our Uganda Program Manager and helps to oversee our Recovery programs throughout northern Uganda. After [...] Read More
She drinks a glass of water. She fills a tub with clothes to scrub and rinses them out with water. She puts a pot of water on the stove to boil vegetables for dinner. Her six children tramp home covered in dust from school or playing with their friends, and she has set aside plastic [...] Read More
Invisible Children doesn’t stop at documenting atrocities or activating youth or protecting civilians or rehabilitating post-conflict communities. We do it all. And we do it through a four-part model that focuses exclusively on the LRA conflict, addressing it in its entirety: immediate needs and long-term effects. One of the four parts of the comprehensive model is Recovery. [...] Read More
At the Daniel Comboni Vocational School, students spend time both in the classroom and getting hands-on experience in their chosen field. Kenneth, a Legacy Scholarship Program student, is in his first year of the Motor Vehicle Training course. He and his fellow students are gathered around the open hood of a battered white vehicle, talking [...] Read More
On the dashboard of an Invisible Children Uganda vehicle.
Based on a 2012 survey, more than half of the seamstresses in our Gulu-based social enterprise were operating Income Generating Activities (IGAs)–and 81.8% expressed interest in starting their own. To learn more about how, the ladies stepped away from their sewing machines last week for a field trip. Local facilitators with business skills training experience [...] Read More
When visiting Sacred Heart School, one of the first things to catch your eye as you walk past the administrative offices is the 3-story classroom block in the center of campus. It is painted a cheerful yellow, and if you come during classes it is alive with students filling each classroom with laughter and chatter [...] Read More
Invisible Children doesn’t stop at documenting atrocities or activating youth or protecting civilians or rehabilitating post-conflict communities. We do it all. Through an integrated four-part model, we address the LRA conflict in its entirety: immediate needs and long-term effects. After Jason Russell, Laren Poole, and Bobby Bailey encountered the atrocities of Joseph Kony and the [...] Read More