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Focusing on Vulnerable Youth

29 Aug

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Last month we welcomed seven youth groups from the Gulu Youth Development Association (GYDA), a vocational training center.  We have worked hand in hand with GYDA since TRP’s inception.  Kilama, GYDA’s Director, is an inspiring character who believes in innovation and creativity—we get along very well!  He selects youth from extremely vulnerable situations and helps […]

TRP is Looking for Interns

27 Aug

TRP is seeking interns to assist the Fundraising and Development Coordinator in leading stateside awareness and fundraising efforts to support our work in Northern Uganda.  This internship will be based out of TRP’s Denver office space in the Posner Center for International Development.  This position offers a lot of freedom to pursue areas of personal interest […]

We Came, We Saw, We Got Muddy!

12 Aug

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On August 2nd, TRP board members and friends took on the Big Dog Brag Mud Run in Colorado Springs.   Our mud runners were supported by eighty donors who helped us raise nearly $5,000 to support our programs inspiring youth in Uganda to overcome fear and patterns of war. We also had some wonderful volunteers who […]

Climbing Club Members Reach New Heights

31 Jul

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Two former members of our Climbing Club program, Kichel Denis and Rubangankene Godfrey, have joined TRP’s staff as Level One Facilitators. Both men feel their participation in climbing club was a life-changing experience that empowered them to overcome the obstacles of their past and make a better future for themselves.  Here are their stories: Kichel […]

TRP Welcomes Amony Fosca to our Ugandan Team

30 Jun

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Our newest team member, Amony Fosca, is a Sister in training and is in charge of TRP’s hospitality for the next two years.  Here is her story: I was born in Kitgum (northern Uganda) in 1993, and given the name “Amony” which means “soldier” at a time when bullets were flying.  My mother told me […]