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Jacquelyn Stone

program officer

Pact's work in Uganda is fostering peace and reconciliation among historically divided groups, improving people's safety and quality of life both within the country and in neighboring nations.

We're using an approach that will leave a lasting impact. We're strengthening conflict-management systems, building the capacity of regional and national institutions to stem cross-border conflict, helping to rehabilitate former fighters and constructing "peace dividends," such as health and water facilities, to increase positive interactions among divided groups.

Pact also works with mining communities in Uganda, using the iTSCi mineral traceability system to keep conflict minerals out of supply chains.

Stories and Highlights

From hard beginnings, a youth peace initiative in Kenya thrives with Pact and USAID support

November 15, 2018
Noor Daher Ali, an ethnic Kenyan Somali, knows well the lure of Al-Shabaab. He grew up poor in this coastal town, where unemployment, poverty and illiteracy make young people vulnerable to...

African evaluators are making development strides

April 25, 2017
The focus for this year’s African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) international conference in Kampala, Uganda, was progress. The conference, held last month, brought together 500 monitoring and...

‘I have seen the light’: With Pact’s help, a Ugandan fighter puts down his weapons

November 8, 2016
Now a member of the Kaabong Peace Ambassadors, a Pact support group for reformed warriors, Peter Acia is remaking a life of peace and productivity.