Stories of Change

Annual Report of the Saving Lives Now and Future Project 2021

 A report on refugee-led peacebuilding initiatives strengthening local structures to increase peaceful coexistence by engaging refugees and host communities in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda. Learn how the project has strengthened local peace structures, reduced tensions and encouraged dialogue, empowered the neediest women to tackle trauma and rebuild their livelihoods, and promoted community-led prevention of COVID-19

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REPORT: Reconstitution and Induction of the Board of Directors of the Community Empowerment for Creative Innovation (CECI UGANDA)

This report provides information about the processes and procedures undertaken during the reconstitution and induction of the board of directors of Community Empowerment for Creative Innovation (CECI UGANDA). It presents a rationale for the reconstitution of the board and discusses the processes and strategies partaken in the restructuring of the board and recruitment of board …

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From a Trauma Survivor to Owning A Business: The Journey of Sarah Ajonye

In Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, 17,651 refugee women are persons with special needs with more than one quarter classified as most vulnerable. This was the case for Sarah Ajoney five months ago when she learned about the Sawa Le Salaam Project. Now, Sarah owns a small business.  Ajonye, aged 20, is an orphan and a trauma …

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Music for Peace

CECI is shooting a music video for the ‘Sawa Le Salaam’ peace song! The Arabic phrase ‘Sawa Le Salaam’ is loosely translated to mean “Together for Peace.” This multilingual song promotes peaceful coexistence and reconciliation by advocating for love, unity, peaceful sharing of resources, and peaceful conflict resolution among and between the grieved and divided …

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