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  1. 1. MISSION: “Invisible Children uses film, creativity and social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony's rebel war and restore LRA-affected communities in central Africa to peace and prosperity.”<br />CHRISTINE CLAUSING<br />
  2. 2. History and Background<br />The war in northern Uganda has been called the most neglected humanitarian emergency in the world today. For the past 23 years, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and the Government of Uganda (GoU) have been waging a war that has left nearly two million innocent civilians caught in the middle and fighting for their lives. The GoU's attempt to protect its citizens from this rebel militia has largely failed, resulting in an entire generation of youth that has never known peace.<br />
  3. 3. Community Need<br />Over 1.2 million children have been captured by rebel warriors and are being forced to fight a war that they know nothing about. They are brutally trained, given automatic rifles and are put on the front lines of the Uganda war. These children soldiers are never given amenities and opportunities that we take for granted, like proper housing, nutrition and education. Many children are killed, families destroyed and communities obliterated.<br />
  4. 4. Goal<br />Our goal here at Invisible Children is to promote peaceful living throughout the country of Uganda, and return the millions of abducted child soldiers to their families.<br />
  5. 5. Inputs<br />To put an end to the abduction and military training of children, we are striving to:<br /><ul><li>End the Ugandan war
  6. 6. Push for peace
  7. 7. Reach a mutual agreement
  8. 8. Raise Money
  9. 9. Fundraisers
  10. 10. Donations
  11. 11. Merchandise
  12. 12. Establish public schooling
  13. 13. Schools for Schools
  14. 14. Educate future leaders
  15. 15. Create jobs</li></li></ul><li>PROCESS<br />FOR<br />THE END OF THE UGANDAN WAR<br />
  16. 16. Process for Promoting Peace and Ending the Ugandan War<br /><ul><li>Bring global awareness to the devastating Ugandan war
  17. 17. Television commercials
  18. 18. Magazine advertisements
  19. 19. Billboards
  20. 20. Website
  21. 21. Merchandise/ Bracelets
  22. 22. Help opposing parties establish a treaty or some some sort of an agreement
  23. 23. Bring in translators to bridge a language barrier
  24. 24. Encourage tolerance</li></li></ul><li>Process for Raising Money <br />
  25. 25. Process for Establishing Public Schooling<br />The S4S (Schools for Schools) program emerged from our overarching goal to raise the standards of secondary education in northern Uganda. The projects under the S4S umbrella encourage academic excellence not only within students, but also, on a much larger scale, excellence within their schools. By delving to the root of local development issues and improving education holistically from the ground up, we are able to help improve the quality of education in the region through a variety of implementation practices.<br />
  26. 26. Process for Establishing New Jobs<br />
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  29. 29. My Personal Connection<br />I am studying to become an elementary school teacher and more than anything, I want to help children in any way I can- even if they’re on the other side of the planet. <br />