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A Letter from our Executive Director

5 Feb

Dear Friends of The Recreation Project, My name is James Wagenschutz and I’m am thrilled to be The Recreation Project’s new Executive Director!  Eleven years ago, my college roommate and good friend, Ben Porter, embarked on a journey around the world to help others through active healing experiences.  It is in this vision and good […]

Join us in Welcoming our New Executive Director!

2 Feb

Join us in Welcoming our New Executive Director!

The Recreation Project is excited to welcome our new Executive Director, James Wagenschutz! James is an educator, teacher and licensed sport performance coach and director. A former field employee at Outward Bound, national anti-doping manager, collegiate soccer coach and academy director with over 15 years’ experience in the non-profit sector, he is well poised to […]

Born in Captivity

28 Jan

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As we enter a new year at The Recreation Project (TRP), we are reaching out to develop new partners and reconnecting with those who have worked with us in the past. Last week, we had the privilege of working hand-in-hand with Empowering Kids in Uganda (EKU), an organization that works closely with children born in […]

The Next Step

13 Dec

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This past Saturday, The Recreation Project had the pleasure of celebrating the conclusion of the second semester of our Piggery Training. After five months of intensive training, 23 hardworking students received their certificates of completion. We marked the occasion with a full day of ropes activities, a delicious lunch, and some thoughtful words from the […]

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 […]