Intercultural Relations/Race Relations

Country: Uganda
Organization: Empowering Hands

In the midst of the civil war that has devastated northern Uganda for more than two decades, Milly Auma is helping women who were once held captive by the Lord’s Resistance Army return to their communities and rebuild their lives. For ten years Milly lived in captivity and she now uses her personal experiences to inform her organization’s counseling services and economic programs.

Country: Tanzania
Organization: Organization for Olkonerei Pastoralists Advancement

A Maasai who grew up in northern Tanzania, Martin Saning'o Kariongi is enabling an economic and social transformation within the Maasai community that will allow this group, and others like it, to secure a place in a rapidly modernizing world.

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