Now 28, Samuel is attempting to reintegrate after spending 5 of his adolescent years forcibly fighting for the LRA.
Samuel's mother, who was badly beaten and injured by the rebels when Samuel was kidnapped.
Samuel's wife and child
Jasper and Santo
Samuel's younger brothers
Antonio and Jocinta
Samuel is considered the breadwinner for his family, although he has been deprived of 5 years of the education necessary for him to obtain a substantial job.
This is the village where Samuel and his family live.
Food security is an issue facing every family in Samuel's village.
The family struggles to make ends meet with so many to provide for.
Despite the seemingly dire situation, Samuel's family continues to smile and enjoy life together.
Hope for the future lies in the ability of Samuel to send the young ones to school and pay their fees.