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Preaching peace through music in a Ugandan refugee camp

Moses Lupai organizes concerts and gives hope to fellow refugees in Northern Uganda's Rhino Camp where more than 100,000 refugees live. Uganda is home to over one million South Sudan refugees that have fled fighting which broke out in 2013.

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