I had mentioned before that there has already been need for these people to go back home. When we did our yearly needs assessment , some 3 years or so ago, everyone's priority was "going back home". Life has not been very easy for these ladies, they live in very small mud rooms [...]
Jennifer at home, next to her 8 year old
My friend Jennifer is such a tiny woman, that she's hardly taller than her 8 year old daughter. She is wise beyond her 27 years, however - very intelligent, quick to learn and creative. Her experiences working with the Life in Africa group on craft product [...]
Betty has been a member of the Life in Africa community since 2006
Betty Atimango has a particular set of reasons for wanting the Kampala-based Life in Africa group’s crowdfunding campaign for a Family Transition Center in Northern Uganda to succeed.
The atrocities that happen in war are often unspeakable, thus hard to imagine, even for [...]
However much the clock is ticking, you can't imagine how excited the ladies of Acholi quarter are preparing to move to the transitional center. They are more so grateful to those people who have so far expressed their sympathies to sacrifice their time and pennies towards this initiative. we still need whatever kind of [...]
This story first appeared at Ci2iGlobal.com
Esther Akello is the vice chairman of New Life in Africa in Kireka, who appears in the video on the community's current crowdfunding campaign for a Family Transition Center that will help them to move back home to Northern Uganda - see http://startsomegood.com/lia.
She speaks Luo instead of English in the video, [...]
Years ago, Life in Africa members were actively online in collaboration with supporters around the world at the Omidyar.net community. Since that community closed, we've been searching for another space in which to connect and plan together with our global allies. To that end, we've recently started a new Life in Africa group space at [...]
Last year and January this year there has been serious unrest in Acholi quarter with the police battling with the locals.