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January 22, 2016

by Invisible Children

ON THE RADAR || ALARMING REPORTS OF BOLD LRA ATTACKS IN CENTRAL AFRICA

In recent weeks, our LRA Crisis Tracker team and our staff in central Africa have gathered a series of alarming reports indicating a surge in bold, larger-scale attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Central African Republic (CAR), specifically in remote gold and diamond mining towns in an area known as the Haute […]

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January 21, 2016

by Invisible Children

UPDATE: Trial Moves Ahead for Former Deputy to Kony

The world is watching this week as the International Criminal Court (ICC) moves forward with the trial proceedings for Dominic Ongwen, former top commander of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Of course, everyone here at Invisible Children is watching, too. For some context, Ongwen was abducted by the LRA as a young boy in […]

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December 8, 2015

by Invisible Children

Highlights from 2015: Crossing Creeks with the Early Warning Team

As a part of our “Highlights from 2015” series, Paul Ronan, the Director of The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative, reflects on his experiences in central Africa working closely with Invisible Children’s Early Warning teams in DR Congo and Central African Republic. These brave individuals, working on the front lines in LRA-affected areas, have helped connect […]

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December 1, 2015

by Invisible Children

A special message from our #GivingTuesday matching donor

It’s #GivingTuesday! Time to snap out of that Thanksgiving food coma and look alive. We have an ambitious goal to raise $10,000 by this Friday, and we’re going to need your help. DONATE TODAY Our dedicated and courageous staff in central Africa are eager expand our Early Warning Radio Network into communities that have been […]

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November 24, 2015

by Invisible Children

This year #GivingTuesday is double the fun

Sometimes, the only way to improve something amazing is to double it. We’ve all seen the evidence: Sister Act 2. The double rainbow. Ananda Robie (did you know she’s a twin?). Well now we can add #GivingTuesday to the list.  Here’s the deal: #GivingTuesday, an entire day dedicated to generosity and giving back, is only one week away. […]

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November 23, 2015

by Lisa Dougan

2015: Our Year in Review

We started 2015 with the odds stacked against us. But thanks to your generous support, paired with the ambition and grit that is at the core of Invisible Children’s DNA, we are ending the year more encouraged than we could have ever imagined. ++++ Dear Invisible Children Family, I talked a big game. Earlier this […]

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September 2, 2015

by Invisible Children

On the radar // 8 Released from the LRA

Late last month, Invisible Children received encouraging news from Kiliwa, DRC that eight individuals were released from LRA captivity. The incident:  On August 21st, a group of fishermen were met by three armed LRA fighters just east of Kiliwa, DRC.  The fishermen were led to the bush to meet with five women and three boys […]

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June 16, 2015

by Noelle Jouglet

Forgiveness is the way forward

Jean Mbokihinie Koumboyo does not have any photographs of his daughter Adeline. In fact, he has not seen her in more than seven years. In 2008, when Adeline was just 12 years old, she was kidnapped by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and was forced to join the rebel group during one of the […]

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June 9, 2015

by Invisible Children

A message from Lisa Dougan

After 10 years as our fearless leader, Ben Keesey is passing the torch to Lisa Dougan who will serve as Invisible Children’s new President & CEO in 2015 and beyond. Lisa has worked with Invisible Children since 2006, and there is no one more capable or qualified than her to powerfully push our mission forward. […]

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April 27, 2015

by Invisible Children

COMING HOME || Reblog: Caring Magazine

Harnessing a simple feeling to weaken fighters in the Lord’s Resistance Army By Sean Poole   Coming home is a powerful feeling. As someone who enjoys the comforts and ease of a familiar place, I am not a prime candidate for living and working in the jungles of central Africa. The desire for home was […]

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