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July 21, 2014

by Lauren Manning

Asiimwe Proscovia // “Education is the source of everything”

Proscovia missed her official graduation from Gulu University in October because she was on tour with Invisible Children in the United States. Since returning to Uganda in December, she celebrated her graduation again with other recent graduates of the Legacy Scholarship Program from across the region. She also began working at Sacred Heart Secondary School, one of Invisible […]

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July 16, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Unmasking Joseph Kony // 6 facts you may not know

You know his name. You know he’s been murdering and kidnapping innocent men, women, and children for almost 30 years. You know Kony and his forces have moved out of Uganda and into Sudan, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of Congo. But here are 6 things you may not know about Joseph Kony: 1. He’s […]

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by Lauren Manning

Photo Friday // Ignorance versus education

This Photo Friday we invite you to consider this simple thought from former Harvard University president Derek Bok: “If you think education is expensive – try ignorance.”      Invisible Children has been committed to providing educational opportunities for youth and adults in northern Uganda since the organization was founded in 2005. Over the years […]

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July 15, 2014

by Lauren Manning

Uganda // Celebrating literacy

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics, and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural […]

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July 11, 2014

by Invisible Children

Honoring Nate Henn // A letter from Innocent

Four years ago today, Nate Henn, a beloved member of the Invisible Children team, was killed in a terror bombing in Kampala, Uganda. Nate’s legacy is one of honor, dedication and service, and we want to honor him by sharing a few reflections from Innocent, Nate’s close friend and fellow Roadie from Uganda. // In February 06, 2010 I […]

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July 10, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Invisible Children Values // Jump first, fear later

Have you ever jumped off a cliff? Okay, maybe that’s a little too much, but have you ever challenged yourself? Pushed yourself to do something that scared the bejeezus out of you? And maybe in that moment, you took a deep breath and jumped. You did it. And if you are reading this, you survived. And […]

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June 27, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Invisible Children Values // The power of a good idea

X-rays. Chocolate chip cookies. Post-It notes. What do all three of these have in common? They were all created by mistakes. Or rather, the inspiration for these ideas came from unexpected sources. And yet, most people don’t realize these ideas came about by mistake — we only know they were good ideas. A good idea is a […]

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June 23, 2014

by Invisible Children

Monday Mini Mixtape: juneONE

Welcome to “Bands We’re Watching at Warped: Catherine Edition.” Alright guys, we’re now a week and a half in to the Warped Tour Roadie grind. Although Nathan and I are having the time of our life sharing the story of Invisible Children with the Warped Tour community, we are quickly noticing there is less time […]

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June 19, 2014

by Lauren Manning

Akena Thomas // Top of his Class

Back in September 2013, Akena Thomas told a member of Invisible Children’s communications team that he dreamed of becoming a doctor when he is older. But recently, in June, another member of the same communications team met with Thomas again only to learn that Thomas has since changed his mind. Instead of being a doctor, […]

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by Bridgette Bugay

On the Radar: 12-year-old girl escapes LRA in DR Congo and is received by the CDC in Kpaika

On June 9th, a 12-year-old Congolese girl, Michelle*, arrived in the village of Kpaika, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) after eight months of captivity with the LRA. Michelle was abducted from her hometown last November while on her way to school. The LRA group that kidnapped her was comprised of six armed men, women and […]

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