N. Uganda, Kitgum. Much of PCAF’s work is focused on aiding child soldiers. These young men, now in their late teens, have lived through unspeakable horrors of abuse and violence since their abduction as children. Many witnessed most of their family members killed. They now struggle to assimilate back into the community suffering PTSD & depression, alcohol & drug abuse. A PCAF social worker, Joseph Bongomin, checks on their progress. “David,” a former child soldier, now runs his own bakery.

Suffering the effects of war in Uganda

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N. Uganda, Kitgum. Much of PCAF’s work is focused on aiding child soldiers. These young men, now in their late teens, have lived through unspeakable horrors of abuse and violence since their abduction as children. Many witnessed most of their family members killed. They now struggle to assimilate back into the community suffering PTSD & depression, alcohol & drug abuse. A PCAF social worker, Joseph Bongomin, checks on their progress. “David,” a former child soldier,...
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  • Date: 30 Oct 2014
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