Filda was abducted as a child and forced into the LRA rebel army in Uganda, where she witnessed terrible atrocities.
As part of a scheme called The Comfort Dog Project, Filda has been partnered with a dog who was abandoned as a puppy.
The two are now helping each other heal, along with many others like them.
A film by Amelia Martyn-Hemphill for 100 Women.
Ugandan war survivors partnered with therapy dogs