History: Turning Point Resolutions (TPR) started as a sole proprietorship on 24th October, 1995, was first registered with the Registrar of Business Names in Uganda on 30th October, 2003 as a general merchandise shop of 1st 2nd hand clothes, cakes, decorations and ten years later TPR registered on 24th October, 2013 as a Limited Company limited by Guarantee. TPR has a Baby Care and Nursery School and a Development Centre.
Objectives: TPR Development Centre is a community based not for profit organization with an overall objective to provide mechanisms for both individuals and communities to meet their socio-economic needs in the short and long term in collaboration with all stakeholders. The specific objectives are to train in basic agricultural, entrepreneurship, environmental, planning and financial management; train in life skills, catering, tailoring, hairdressing, bakery, jewelry and art and crafts; promote health and environmental related services; and to provide counseling to children, youth, married couples, HIV/AIDS affected and infected families. Beneficiaries are children, youth, women and men.
Major Activities: Range from planning, management and training in decorations, cakes, salon, tailoring, jewelry, petroleum jelly, environmentally energy saving brickets and candle making. Other services include entrepreneurial and financial management, agricultural and environmental sensitization, parenting skills to HIV/AIDS and marriage counseling.
Products: Range from table clothes, table runners, table mats, placemats, coasters, cooking gloves, money purses, assorted bags, gift buskets, cushion covers, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, candles, vaseline to brickets
Funding: TPR has derived its funds from the founding member’s savings and individual loans is currently looking for funds from both local and international funding for its activities.
Future Plans: To open up development centres inTororo, Nakasongola and roll out to other districts of Uganda.
Address and Contact Details: Bajjo Road, Seeta, Mukono, P.O. Box 68, Seeta, Mukono, Tel: +256-414-694040, +256-772-459796 and +256-714-459796 and +256-703-891573. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and an outlet located at Satelite Beach, Mukono 1st Floor sharing a shop with Vision Uganda.