June 2012: IREX presents Ricky with Award in Washington D.C., USA
Ricky Anywar Richard was presented with an award for his outstanding work and commitment to changing the lives of former child soldiers and vulnerable people in Northern Uganda. Once a year on the anniversary of IREX’s founding, IREX presents an award to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of its motto �Make a Better World�. He demonstrates a unique drive, compassion, and dedication to promoting positive lasting change through his role as the Founder and Executive Director of Friends of Orphans (FRO) Uganda. Congratulations Ricky!
2008 Freedom Award Winner
2008 HUMANITARIAN AWARD
- The Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to children in the areas of social services, education or humanitarian services.
- The nominee must have created, managed or otherwise supported a sustainable program which has significantly contributed to children’s opportunities to BE SAFE, TO LEARN, and TO GROW.
- The nominee must do this work over and above their normal employment, OR work for little or no pay.
- The nominee must have been doing this work for a minimum of 10 years.
- The nominee must have an existing non-profit organization in good standing, which can receive grant funds if Awarded.