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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 […]

Life Skills and Piggeries

7 Apr

Life Skills and Piggeries

In the Acholi sub region where TRP works youth unemployment is at 70%. While the lack of employment introduces numerous challenges for youth, developing income generating skills is not the only challenge to overcome. “Believing in yourself and becoming determined to succeed is very important.  I know of a lot of youth who have graduated […]

Retreat and Reflect

17 Mar

Retreat

Throughout 2016 the team at TRP has spent many hours investing in others; planning, teaching, facilitating activities and debriefing others. It was great to reflect on last year and invest back into the team with a little fun and debriefing of our own at our staff retreat. After meeting at TRP we all bundled into […]