Solidarity Uganda receives bonus grant for land reserve

Our friends and funders at The Pollination Project thought we were doing a good job with the money they gave us, so they selected us from hundreds of grantees to be featured on their top 10 impact stories of 2013. We are thrilled to be featured alongside this community of effective global changemakers! This acknowledgment […]

“Voice from the Field: Empowering Local Communities – Challenges of Active Nonviolence Training in Uganda”

This article is featured in Women Peacemakers Program (WPP)’s November-December 2013 newsletter. To read the entire newsletter, click here. To learn more about WPP, click here. By Phil Wilmot, Solidarity Uganda Phil Wilmot is one of many co-founders and volunteers of Solidarity Uganda. His wife Suzan Abong, a voluntary Director of the organization, comes from […]

“An interview with Suzan Abong Wilmot, Harrisburg resident, jewelry-maker, nonviolence trainer, and mother.”

From Women Connect‘s December 2013 issue: Having lived her entire life in Uganda, Suzan relocated to the city of Harrisburg in 2012 to be with her Pennsylvanian husband and experience his world. We spoke with her to gather her reflections on the life of an East African woman in central Pennsylvania. What was the most […]

Thanks for reposting a Mandela quote. Are you ready to die?

The world responded immediately to Nelson Mandela (Madiba)’s death: with Facebook posts. Twitter and other social media websites were blown up with pictures and quotes of one of Africa’s most notable contemporary elders. Days later, the status updates have not ceased. One would think that the people of the world are ready for revolutionary systemic […]