Francis Okello’s Story

Francis Okello’s Story

Boyhood in a Warzone. The first time Francis Okello was shot he was 11 years old.   The machine gun slipped from his hands as a bullet ripped through his thigh.  The darkness of the night exploded in flames as a grenade burst.  Shrapnel embedded itself in his...
Wounds that take Time

Wounds that take Time

Henry is a father of four children and a farmer.  He has a farmer’s broad shoulders and strong hands. He grows corn and beans on the upland slopes and rice where land meets water in a swampy wetland.   One hot morning a year and a half ago, Henry woke up, picked up a...
Two Young Friends

Two Young Friends

Samuel Samuel lives in a village called Bujagali. The area used to boast one of the most beautiful waterfalls on the Nile river, but was flooded by a hydroelectric dam. Landowners were displaced, and for subsistence farmers who have lived in a place for generations...