In January 2017 we met South Sudan refugees who are living in Bidi Bidi in Uganda. 18 months later we've returned to the refugee camp to see the difference Caritas programmes are making to people who live there.
East Africa and the Horn of Africa are confronting a humanitarian crisis that may worsen in 2018. Armed conflict and severe drought are causing extreme levels of hunger. Up to 35 million people are in need of urgent food assistance across the region.
Up until July, Bidi Bidi in Northern Uganda was mostly sparsely populated grassland. Now, it’s the second largest refugee camp in the world home to 220,000 people.
This film tells the story of a small community of 16 families that were forced to rebuild their lives following an attack by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army in 2004. It is a story of hope.
Give the poorest in rural Northern Uganda a voice through wireless internet, boost literacy, increase development and raise awareness about human rights violations. In 2005, an ambitious project with these objectives started out in the Archdiocese of Gulu, Northern Uganda.
Caritas works on behalf of those at risk fromdevastating pandemics such as HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. In the developing world, poverty itself is both a cause and an effect of pandemics that devastate the physical, social and economic health of entire regions. Caritas raises awareness about AIDS issues around the world through ...
Karamoja is Uganda’s land of warrior nomads. Armed with automatic weapons from Congo and Sudan, young men engage in tit-for-tat cattle raids against rival clans. The scale of the raids can be huge with hundreds of fighters involved and several thousand cattle stolen in a single night. The death toll is high. The government has ...