A River Blue

January 25th, 2011

A River Blue fundraiser at Hal & Mal's gears up for a HERE.

January 18th, 2011

A River Blue volunteer Nicole Fuller gears up to go and teach a participatory youth workshop using the cyanotype process.

January 15th, 2011

A River Blue starting interviewing students for the fourth year of vocational training.

December 11th, 2010

A River Blue graduates the third year of students in vocational training.

March 15th, 2010

Charlie Shoemaker returns to Uganda to work with A River Blue.

March 30th, 2010

ARB students sing for the president of Uganda.

March 15th, 2010

Charlie Shoemaker and Katharine Sidelnik arrive in northern Uganda to volunteer for three months.

March 15th, 2010

ARB will begin its third participatory photo workshop sponsored by Fuji and led by Charlie Shoemaker and Katharine Sidelnik.

October 18th, 2009

ARB's second year gets ready to graduate.

October 1st, 2009

Jennifer Huxta has been working with students for the past few weeks on a photo and journaling project.

September 12th, 2009

Fujifilm USA sponsors A River Blue photo project and workshop run by photographer, Jennifer Huxta. Jennifer will spend September and October at A River Blue photographing and running photo workshops with ARB students.

August 17th, 2009

Chandler Griffin arrives at the ARB field program for a three week visit.

January 7th, 2009

David Wright arrives at ARB to volunteer and photograph for 7 weeks. You can follow David's blog here

December 23nd, 2008

ARB received $8,250.00 donation to start Goat Multiplication Center. Stay tuned for photos!

December 22nd, 2008

Fujifilm USA sponsors A River Blue photo project and workshop run by photographer, David Wright. David will spend January and February at A River Blue photographing and running photo workshops with ARB students.

December 22nd, 2008

ARB plans for five day health awareness retreat starting on December 27th.

December 16th, 2008

Over 1000 people participate in the 1st ARB graduation. 51 students are honored.

December 11th, 2008

Chandler Griffin and Brooke Bassin arrive in Uganda for ARB graduation.

November 19th, 2008

ARB is weeks away from completing the 1st year of vocational training. Students and staff prepare for December graduation.

November 16th, 2008

Natalie Parke arrives at A River Blue to begin Monitoring & Evaluation.

July 26th, 2008

A River Blue volunteers, Bethany Sacks and Margaret Pardue wrap their summer volunteer time.

July 2nd, 2008

A River Blue volunteer, Margaret Pardue, arrives for a month stay.

June 5th, 2008

A River Blue volunteer, Margaret Pardue, will be arriving in Alebtong in July for a one month stay.

May 8th, 2008

A River Blue volunteer, Bethany Sacks, arrives in Alebtong for two months.

April 24th, 2008

A River Blue will host two field volunteers this summmer. Check back soon for more information.

March 22nd, 2008

A River Blue vocational training program finished first month of training.

March 1st, 2008

2 ARB youth have been selected to attend 1 year catering/hotel management course.

February 10th, 2008

2 ARB youth have been selected for the vocational training programs outside of A River Blue.

February 5th, 2008

20 ARB youth have been selected for the vocational training program which includes English, tailoring, agriculture and business.

February 4th, 2008

27 ARB youth have been selected and are now supported with secondary school fees.

February 1st, 2008

Renovation of ARB Vocational Training Center is complete. Check back soon to see pictures.

January 13th, 2008

Classrooms will be complete in two weeks allowing 20 students to begin vocational training in tailoring. Argiculuture education will also be taught to the students. 30 additional students will be sponsored in secondary school.

January,11th 2008

Chandler Griffin and Brooke Bassin arrive in Northern Uganda.

August 18th, 2007

This Saturday, August 18th, 12 pieces from the A River Blue collection will be be for sale at in Los Angeles at Art 4 Africa, a benefit soiree sponsored by Empowerment Works to support programs in Sudan, Zimbabwe, Senegal and Northern Uganda. To learn more about the event please visit Art 4 Africa.

August 17th, 2007

14 pieces from the A River Blue art collection along with a 24 minute documentary will be exhited at the University of Maine's WITHOUT BORDERS exhibition which opens tonight in Orono, Maine. For more information please visit Without Borders.

January 25, 2007

ARB website launch!

August 2006

Alebtong camp donates a building to Barefoot to be developed as a rehabilitation and vocational center for youth in the Alebtong, Aloi and Amoro camps.

 

 

October 30, 2006

In the New York Magazine review of Joseph Arthur's new album Nuclear Daydream, Arthur talks about A River Blue and the music that came out of Uganda. Read it here (PDF 128k).

October 8, 2006

Listen to Joseph Arthur talk about A River Blue on NPR's "World Cafe."