When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Uganda in late March, most people who live from hand-to-mouth, saw their lives crumble as their businesses were closed and sources of livelihoods shut. According… Continue reading YOLRED Provides Critical Supplies to Families Struggling to Survive COVID-19
YOLRED Hosts Annual Cultural Celebration to Promote Healing
By Geoffrey Omony, Goldin Global Fellow, Uganda In Acholi, song and dance are fundamental parts of cultural heritage. They are used to retell important historical events as well as critique… Continue reading YOLRED Hosts Annual Cultural Celebration to Promote Healing
It is Never Too Late to Learn
YOLRED Host Celebration for 12 Never Late Graduates Like the famous Chinese Proverb states: “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” On July 20, 2019, at… Continue reading It is Never Too Late to Learn
Solving Tough Issues through Community Parliaments in Uganda
Warm greetings from Uganda! On Saturday, April 20, Youth Leadership for Restoration and Development (YOLRED) organized a community dialogue, called a ‘Kabake,’ where the community was granted a platform to… Continue reading Solving Tough Issues through Community Parliaments in Uganda
Video: We are Still Not Free
She Will Rise!
Young girls from Northern Uganda were ambitious and had dreams like children born in different parts of the world. They had dreams of becoming great leaders, doctors, pilots and engineers… Continue reading She Will Rise!
Nothing For Us Without Us
On the 3rd of October, 2018, we at Youth Leaders for Reconciliation and Development (YOLRED) hosted our community visioning summit, an important part of the Gather curriculum, which was attended… Continue reading Nothing For Us Without Us
Going Big in South Africa
What a year! What a week! Two years ago, I set out on a crazy journey of helping African youths discover their light – their creative talents – and supporting… Continue reading Going Big in South Africa
Uganda Partners Featured in NY Times, Washington Post and more!
We are thrilled to share with you a link to the Associated Press article by Adelle Kalakouti that was just published online by wide range of outlets including the New… Continue reading Uganda Partners Featured in NY Times, Washington Post and more!
Community Celebrates Inaugural Year of YOLRED
On December 12, our partners in Northern Uganda at the Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development (YOLRED) hosted a community gathering attended by several hundred people in the Gulu area… Continue reading Community Celebrates Inaugural Year of YOLRED