Our Stories


Equipping girls with vocational skills to increase their access to decent employment

Abim - Julian Aila is a determined and hardworking 18-year old from Morulem Village in Abim district in Karamoja. Dropping out of school just before sitting more


Enabling rural communities to eliminate poverty through village microcredit schemes

ABIM - There is no sign of children at Alyek Lilly’s home. All four are away attending the local school, not far from the homestead. Four more


Empowering women for sustainable livelihoods

KOTIDO - Six years ago, Rosemary Arenger, 28 was in bad shape. “I was a drunkard and too poor to help myself and my family. My more

Community Policing promotes peace in Karamoja Region

KARAMOJA - In Nakapelimoru village, Kotido district, a large herd of cows has gone missing from the Jie, one of the region's native pastoral communities. A more

Restoring the lives of war victims

Twenty six year old Nancy Auma was walking to her aunt’s home in Paicho, some 30km from Gulu town in northern Uganda, when she was forcibly more

Using "Peace Rings" to curb conflict and improve livelihoods

Dennis Obote may not have gone to law school but he considers himself a peace advocate. In the last year alone, Dennis has overseen the successful more

Karamoja: Building peace through supporting alternative livelihoods

Twenty year old Zakaria Odong used to make a living as a cattle rustler. Together with a group of friends and relatives, they would regularly conduct more