Since January of 2011, Invisible Children has been working diligently with its partners to establish the very first rehabilitation center in DR Congo focused on LRA-affected youth. Centre Elikya is currently in its final phase of construction, and serving 53 youth with psychosocial treatment. Meet Alphonse, a Central African nurse who traveled to Dungu to shadow [...] Read More
Invisible Children supported a new school in Dungu this month with tools and equipment, giving students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a variety of trades. Dungu has been hit hard by the affects of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and has a large population of displaced people, placing an intense strain on already [...] Read More
On June 16th, 1976, students of the Soweto township protested for better education; the South African police responded with extreme violence. This student uprising rapidly spread across South Africa and played a pivotal role in the struggle against the apartheid regime. This day is now celebrated as the International Day of African Children. This year’s theme emphasized the rights [...] Read More
Last month, leaders from the Acholi Sub-Region in Uganda held a screening of Kony 2012. In addition to over 300 government officials, religious leaders and cultural leaders from Northern Uganda, three representatives of civil society from Dungu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, attended to open the dialogue between those formerly affected by the Lord’s Resistance [...] Read More
…and the communication trail keeps growing.
The money contributed to TRI in 2011 built and staffed the region’s first rehabilitation center for victims of the LRA. Here are some photos from the ground.