Caught In Between

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Nancy School for the Deaf on the outskirts of Lira Town. In a region consumed with conflict and economic depression, education is still highly valued. Nancy School for the Deaf gives more than schooling to students; it gives hope and support towards the future of a soundless generation. The war in Northern Uganda began in 1986 between the LordÕs Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan PeopleÕs Defense Forces (UPDF). The LRA has reigned terror and carnage on Northern Uganda and Southern Sudan ever since. The rebels commonly abduct children to fuel their personnel needs and quickly turn them into soldiers, porters and sexual slaves. The ongoing war has significantly damaged the region and has left an ongoing burden on the local population.Lira, Lira District, Uganda, Africa. July 2004 © Stephen Blake Farrington
Nancy School for the Deaf on the outskirts of Lira Town. In a region consumed with conflict and economic depression, education is still highly valued. Nancy School for the Deaf gives more than schooling to students; it gives hope and support towards the future of a soundless generation. The war in Northern Uganda began in 1986 between the LordÕs Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan PeopleÕs Defense Forces (UPDF). The LRA has reigned terror and carnage on Northern Uganda and...
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