HANDLE Uganda is a local NGO based in Gulu, North Uganda, a region that suffered from heavy damaged due to a lasting civil war. HANDLE works towards a world in which war-affected communities are rehabilitated and children are never involved in armed conflict. The organisation believes that all communities affected by conflicts should be supported and empowered to enjoy their full rights and access to a healthy psychosocial development. HANDLE assists children, youth, women and other vulnerable communities members who have been impacted by the devastating effects of conflict. HANDLE works to rebuild their lives and communities by empowering them with education and economic livelihood training, as well as helping to promote human rights to help transform their lives.