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Women of The Recreation Project

8 Mar

Women of TRP

Here in Uganda, as in many countries around the world, International Women’s Day is celebrated as a public holiday. It is an opportunity for us to thank the powerful, vibrant, and remarkable women in our lives. Whether family, friends, or colleagues, it is important to remember how much they mean to us. At TRP, we […]

Meet Ketty

26 Feb


The Recreation Project is excited to welcome Ketty, who has joined us for the second stage of training in the development of a pig farm. She is a vibrant and strong young woman in her early 20’s, and before joining TRP’s piggery program, she had overcome many difficult challenges and setbacks. Ketty is such a great […]

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 […]