Inside Uganda’s Notorious Prisons: Visiting Karamagi

By Silver Kayondo, board member of Solidarity Uganda How Uganda’s jail rooms have become a menace to the country’s youth, how “orders from above” has become a blanket euphemism for abuse of statutory authority and what can be done about it. On Sunday, 2nd February, 2014 at exactly midday, I set off to visit a […]

SU Local Coordinator Ben Ocan takes a break from driving American volunteers Kelly Curran to Amuru by motorcycle.

“The UPDF intimidates people of Amuru…no one notices”: An International Volunteer Calls for More International Accompaniment

Recently I had the opportunity to revisit Uganda with an organization, Solidarity Uganda, doing peace-building and justice-seeking work in the Northern district of Amuru. In this region, the government’s greed is superseding the well-being and rights of residents. Amuru sub-county is a very rural area that one would only have the pleasure of seeing if […]

Uganda’s law making process is a reflection of the country’s leadership crisis

Guest post by Silver Kayondo “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” These were the words spoken by the African-American reformer, Frederick Douglass […]

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 […]