Courtesy Trent Fuenmayor ’12

Trent Fuenmayor ’12 Assistant director of the Irene Gleeson Foundation, an NGO in Kitgum, Uganda, which enrolls more than 7,000 children in its schools.

DUTIES: Fuenmayor oversees the organization’s schools and hospice and handles fundraising, media relations, and board-level communication. 

BEST PART: The kids, many of whom are orphans. He plays volleyball and soccer with them. “They started to call me ‘father.’” 

IMPACT: Many students have been affected by war, but some are studying to be nurses, doctors, teachers, or business people. “That’s what keeps you going.”