Global Fellows Meet in Kenya

Fellows from Uganda and Kenya Connect

By Geoffrey Waringa, Goldin Global Fellow, Kenya On Feb 3rd, 4th and 5th, GATHER global alumni from Uganda Miss Diana Alaroker and Geoffrey Omony of Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development (YOLRED), the first organization designed and run by former child soldiers, attended an Anti-Slavery Knowledge Network workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. During the workshop, they made time to link up… Continue reading Global Fellows Meet in Kenya

Alone and Frightened: A Summary of our Report

In the discussions about disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of children used as soldiers in the conflict in Northern Uganda, the voices and perspectives of former child soldiers themselves have too often and too long been ignored. To restore these voices to the discussion and to improve the services for former combatants, the Goldin Institute and… Continue reading Alone and Frightened: A Summary of our Report

Arigatou Fights Child Poverty

GI Partner organization Arigatou International offers real-life solutions to fighting child poverty We are proud of our history working on behalf of children with the organization Arigatou International. Our longtime partner and director of Arigatou, Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali, is excited to share the latest yearbook chronicling their work in bringing communities together to eradicate… Continue reading Arigatou Fights Child Poverty

Partners in East Africa Build Community Strategies to Fight Violence

Partnership with Arigatou International Continues Effective Peacebuilding   Because we remain committed to the issue of child soldier prevention and reintegration, our project work often exposes us to the disturbing reality of youth participation in militant violence. East Africa in particular has suffered from a growing problem of terrorist groups focusing their recruitment efforts on the… Continue reading Partners in East Africa Build Community Strategies to Fight Violence