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Join Us in Welcoming our New Country Director!

24 Oct

Join Us in Welcoming our New Country Director!

The Recreation Project is excited to welcome our new Country Director, Oliver Paul, who moved to Uganda earlier this month! We are thrilled that Oliver has joined the TRP team and will serve as the director and supervisor to in-country staff and programs as they continue to fulfill and advance TRP’s mission. Oliver is ideal […]

From Bullets to Bouldering Walls

23 Sep

Bullets

About five months ago TRP bought a large stack of beautiful mahoganyboards. The wood is surprisingly easy to access as it is grown here in Northern Uganda and Southern Sudan. As we began to plane back the boards in preparation for building a new bouldering wall we were met with a surprise: multiple bullets imbedded in […]

Meet Peace!

4 Sep

Peace with TRP piggery trainer sml

Peace is the oldest child of four. She is originally from Kochgoma, but lives on the edge of Gulu town where she teaches a K3 (Kindergarten 3) class. Her youngest sister lives with her and attends a local primary school. Peace joined TRP’s first round of piggery and life skills training in February this year. […]

Meet Bibeko!

1 Sep

Bibeko showing his IMO sml

Last week we visited Bibeko, one of the Piggery and Life Skills students, to see his progress following the course. His trademark positivity and jovial laugh were on display as he gave us the tour of his proud new piggery. Bibeko has the spirit of an entrepreneur. When money has been scarce he hasn’t waited […]

Farmers and Leaders

25 May

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On Saturday, while taking refuge from the returning rains, I (David) sat down with Opira Kevin. Kevin is participating in the current Piggery and Life Skills program and I wanted to learn more about why he chose to participate. Kevin was born and raised in Gulu, not too far from TRP. He is married, and […]