The Office

Remembering Elijah Muchiri

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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


Intern spotlight // Operations + Logistics

Meet our ray of Memphis sunshine–  Austin Cash. The combination of his ‘Walk the Line’ last name, his jet black motorcycle and his unstoppable Mario Kart skills add exponentially to our office’s cool factor. Austin is an Operations + Logistics intern this spring. He spends his time ensuring that supporters receive their merchandise in a timely manner, as [...] Read More


Who runs the world? Girls. // Annah Mason

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Invisible Children’s San Diego headquarters is not the only place where talented and passionate women are working to bring one of Africa’s longest conflicts to an end. Many of Invisible Children’s operations in northern Uganda are spearheaded by women. These implementors and innovators ensure the continued strength of our on-the-ground programming within vulnerable communities. While [...] Read More


Intern spotlight // Videographer + Editor

Meet Nathan. When he’s not playing in his hardcore band, spending months traveling through Mexico, or telling stories that make everyone in the office laugh so hard they cry, he’s interning with us. Nathan is a video editing intern and a member of our art + film department at Invisible Children. His days are spent [...] Read More


Who runs the world? Girls. // Noelle West

Who runs the world? Well, according to Beyonce, it’s girls. And if that’s true, Invisible Children will soon take over. Invisible Children’s office is packed full of some of the most impactful and talented women in the field today. The women in the San Diego IC office are truly paving the way for so many other young [...] Read More


Recurring Donors: you ring our triangle

Like a parent, we supposedly love all our children equally. If we had to pick a favourite, though, it might be our Fourth Estate Donors. They’re the people who’ve committed to giving the same amount every month, come rain or shine. They’re also the backbone of our funding, and it’s funding that allows us to take [...] Read More


Uganda: Photo Friday

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A typical sight from the road outside of Invisible Children Uganda’s main office in Gulu.


On the Job at ICU: Reuniting Families

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You may remember meeting Jacob Okello, a mentor from Invisible Children Uganda’s field office in Pader district, through our blog a few months back. At the end of last year, Jacob transitioned into his new role as Invisible Children’s Regional Family Tracing Assistant. Now based out of Gulu, Jacob works directly with formerly abducted persons who recently [...] Read More


Why we do what we do

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Quick recap: Our current #zeroLRA campaign is raising money to fund programs that encourage kidnapped men, women, and children to escape Joseph Kony’s rebel army and return home. Every time someone safely surrenders, we celebrate. One such person is Opondo who escaped the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) after 15 years in captivity. So the staff in our [...] Read More


Uganda: Photo Friday

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Greetings from our office in Gulu, Uganda. It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood indeed.