Uganda’s Child Soldiers Become Child Artists during CSIS Exhibit

What if artful living could improve access to water? For children of conflict-scarred Northern Uganda, learning to express their experiences and ideas marks the starting point to healing their hearts and rebuilding their communities. That is the mission of Freedom In Creation — an arts-based, water-focused community development initiative working with child soldiers in Northern Uganda.

In collaboration with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Freedom In Creation plans to bring an evening of education and artwork to Washington. The evening not only provides an opportunity to understand water politics in conflict zones, it also presents a chance to understand those zones through the muses of the child soldiers who survive them.

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Source: CSIS

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