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The Participatory Action Research project has been incorporated into the Psychosocial Support Program of Caritas.
The vision and mission of the Program is:
Vision: A peaceful and caring community where sustainable support for the vulnerable prevails through love and reconciliation.
Mission: To empower the vulnerable and people affected by conflict and displacement to cope positively.
Concerned Parents Association (CPA)
Concerned Parents Association (CPA) is a child-focused Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) started in 1996 by a group of parents with a concern for the return of their children abducted by the LRA. The agency provides relief and development programmes through its grassroots structure called the Parents Support Group (PSGs) and Children/Youth Groups. CPA addresses the needs of the communities in Northern Uganda through its four core areas of focus namely: psycho-social support, protection, sustainable livelihood, peace building and reintegration. Currently the organisation operates in seven districts - - Kitgum, Pader, Lira, Apac, Oyam, Gulu, Amuru, has a liaison/advocacy office in Kampala.
Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO)
The Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO) is a local non-governmental organisation affiliated with its parent office in the Netherlands. TPO commenced operations in Uganda in 1994 with the aim of providing psychosocial support and mental health care to communities, families and individuals in conflict and post conflict settings. TPO is working to empower local communities, civil society organizations and the government to help meet the needs of the citizens in Uganda.
World Vision (WV)
World Vision (WV), a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization, is dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice and promote human transformation of all people. WV is committed to ensuring that hope is restored to the vulnerable girls who have borne the brunt of the war between the LRA and the Uganda government and has worked with girl mothers since 1995.