Uganda has the youngest age population in the world with over three-quarters under the age of 30. Unemployment for 18 to 24-year-olds is at 80%. Challenges of rebuilding a society impacted by over 20 years of conflict with the Lord’s Resistance Army requires unique solutions. The Recreation Project (TRP) is addressing these issue through recreation therapy. Because the original participants in their program are now young adults, TRP has evolved to also include new programs that focus on employment training in the agriculture sector. Paul Oliver, received an AllPeopleBeHappy Fellows grant to enable his work as the TRP Country Director.
Blog #134: Fellow Paul Oliver with The Recreation Project