A River Blue has an update for their work in Uganda. They have their Oloo Water Project underway and a Financially-Self Sufficient School Model pending fundingRead More
A River Blue was initiated by the development committee members of former Alebtong and Aloi Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) Camps, in northern Uganda, to intervene in social problems inflicted on entire families, encompassing men and women, but especially youth, orphans, and other vulnerable children. These include many who had lived in IDP camps, as well as many who had survived abduction and indoctrination by the rebels and have returned home to their communities. Our aim is to help these communities heal and reconcile, while making them economically self-reliant.Read More
Working with the Victims
What has happened in northern Uganda over the last 20 years is shocking and unbelievable, but it has happened. Nothing can cool down the burning feelings of the peoples’ pains and hurts by this war. A young girl who passed through our centre described witnessing
A River Blue (ARB) is a community base NGO working in Alebtong district in northern Uganda. Operations are conducted out of a community based office in Alebtong staffed by Ugandans in partnership with a US-Based Fiscal Sponsor: Together We Can . ARB was initially founded with support from Barefoot Workshops , a US based nonprofit.
Click to read full post A River Blue Project Profile July 2015
My story from Northern Uganda: Okweny George Ongom
A Painful Childhood
I was born on Saturday July 1st 1961 and raised up in in the small village of Oloo in Alebtong District, northern Uganda. Alebtong is the location of one of northern Uganda’s camps for displaced people.