Invisible Children

Rehabilitation // The first steps


A number of individuals who recently escaped from the Lord’s Resistance Army are attending counseling sessions at the Children of War Rehabilitation Center, funded by Invisible Children, in Gulu, Uganda. Oroma Christine, the main counselor at the center, has opted for a break in their therapy, deciding that each of the returnees should head back to [...] Read More

Stories of the Missing // Okello James


Abductions by Joseph Kony’s rebel army have contributed to thousands of missing children throughout East and central Africa. This is a story of one still missing. James, known by the nickname Ojee Ojok, would be 24-years-old today. He was abducted from his home in 2002 at the age of 12. “On that fateful day, we [...] Read More

Monday Mini Mixtape aprilTWO

Happy Monday! Time for a lil mixtape. Each track here has it’s own specific quality that’ll make you take notice. Obviously there’s a ton of stellar songs being discovered every day, but these particular ones have a “special something”, making them stand out in a string of songs. In that case, when they’re put in [...] Read More

Artist Ambassador Noah Gundersen // Performance for NPR’s Mountain Stage

Noah Gundersen NPR Mountain Stage

We were thrilled to see that Noah Gundersen and his sister Abby performed on Mountain Stage for NPR Music this week… and you should be too. Why you ask?

Remembering Elijah Muchiri


The entire Invisible Children community mourns the loss of Elijah Muchiri, Head of Office for Invisible Children Uganda (ICU). Elijah passed away on March 29 in Nairobi, Kenya after a long battle with on-going health issues. When Elijah joined the ICU team in June 2012, it was not just his depth of professional experience working [...] Read More

Favorite Lessons for FAL Instructors


Invisible Children’s Livelihoods programs work directly with war-affected community members, many of whom never had the chance to receive a real education. Because of this, we create a curriculum to be shared with members of our Village Savings and Loans Associations in order to help them gain basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Heard [...] Read More

Stories of the missing // Lagen Alphonse

Abductions by Joseph Kony’s rebel army have contributed to thousands of missing children throughout East and central Africa. This is a story of one still missing. It was 11 years ago when Apio Juliet Okidi last saw her cousin Afany. 19-year-old Afany, also known as Langol Cyprian or Alphonse, was abducted one evening in 2002. [...] Read More

Samantha Power increases UN support in Central African Republic

Invisible Children is one in a coalition of NGOs that have been urging for stronger United States’ engagement in addressing the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). This week, we need your help in encouraging our policymakers to take action. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power is traveling to Rwanda to commemorate the [...] Read More

Monday Mini Mixtape: aprilONE

For the first Monday Mixtape of April I present you with some exciting discoveries. All these tracks are unique in their own way– though they all have a bit of dreaminess to them. So glide into the fresh week, and the fresh month, with some fresh tunes. 01. SIREN – I Think I Like You :: If [...] Read More

Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care? A Response to NPR


Last week NPR released a story called “Kony’s Back in the News. Do Teenagers Still Care?”. NPR is a very a highly revered news outlet in the Invisible Children office. Odds are, if you walk past any of us with our headphones on, we’re listening to our favorite NPR podcast (S/O: Wait, Wait Don’t Tell [...] Read More