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November 21, 2018

by Invisible Children

The Value of Courage || Meet Mama Courageous

This year for #GivingTuesday, we’re sharing the stories of people in central Africa who help their neighbors in times of need. Mama Courageous is one of those people. As part of a network of host homes, Mama Courageous opens her home to children in her community in need of a safe and loving home, including […]

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November 19, 2018

by Invisible Children

The LRA Captive Who Helps Children Escape

Today there are at least 200 people who are still held captive by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). For these men, women, and children, escape is the only way out — but, without help, it’s incredibly difficult and dangerous. Thankfully, there are dozens of brave Central Africans who are taking bold self-sacrificing steps to […]

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November 15, 2018

by Invisible Children

Remembering our friend Arthur on #GivingTuesday

  This #GivingTuesday, join us in celebrating Arthur, and the many Central Africans who are showing courage and making sacrifices to help their neighbors in times of need. Between now and November 27, we are raising funds to support the work of Central Africans like Arthur. HONOR ARTHUR WITH A #GIVINGTUESDAY DONATION Ten years ago, […]

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October 19, 2018

by Invisible Children

Engaging Local Communities in Conservation

The areas of central Africa where we work are some of the most naturally magnificent places on earth. Here, in some of the most remote regions on the planet, people rely on their local environment to sustain them. But, as is true around the world, the exploitation of wildlife and the environment puts these local […]

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October 3, 2018

by Invisible Children

Meet Our Partners || Local Leaders Committed to Progress

We believe that the best solutions come from those facing the challenges. We’ve seen time and again that we make more progress when we step back and follow the lead of local leaders and communities. That’s why, as part of the USAID-funded CRCA Activity, and in all of our work, we’re teaming up with local […]

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September 27, 2018

by Invisible Children

Improvements to the Crisis Tracker (formerly the LRA Crisis Tracker)

In September 2018, we relaunched the LRA Crisis Tracker as simply the “Crisis Tracker.” Along with the new name, this relaunch included several new features and functions. These updates were made possible by the generous support of the American people, through a partnership between Invisible Children and USAID. See the highlights below. The LRA Crisis […]

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September 19, 2018

by Invisible Children

On the Radar || LRA Targeting Children in DRC

In recent weeks, our Crisis Tracker team has reported on a series of LRA attacks in and around the community of Banda, located in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). YOU CAN HELP MAKE COMMUNITIES SAFER BY GIVING TO OUR PROGRAMS TODAY Beginning on August 26, Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) fighters have reportedly carried out […]

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August 15, 2018

by Invisible Children

From the Washington Post || Three LRA Escapees Return Home to Uganda

In early June, we received word that a small group of Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) fighters escaped in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In the group were three Ugandan fighters, Sam, Stephen, and Bosco, who had all been among LRA ranks for at least 16 years. Now, we are always excited when we get […]

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August 8, 2018

by Invisible Children

Protecting Pangolins || A Conservation Success Story

What do you get when you cross an anteater with a pinecone? A pangolin. You may recognize the name, since this strange-looking animal is making a big, adorable, online splash lately. Maybe, like us, you’ve been binge-watching baby pangolin videos, pangolins walking like T-Rexes, or riding on their mother’s tails.  If you are a true […]

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August 1, 2018

by Invisible Children

Heading Home: How a Community Rallied to Help LRA Escapees

“We welcome people who have come out of the bush because they are our brothers and sisters. This woman needed assistance with her children and we were trained by Invisible Children to help them to come out of the bush and care for them. She is one of us.” –Emmanuel, Congolese Peace Committee President Just […]

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