Develop the youth advancement and economic components of our humanitarian work through games, sports training, vocational training, and other educational opportunities.
Buwate Sports Academy participated in several sports encounters, including Kyambogo, Kiwatule, and Airtel Rising Stars league, as well as other friendly encounters that were held at home.
School fees of children in candidate classes were paid to ensure that they complete their national examinations without interruption:
School fees were paid for all children on scholarship, enabling them to continue their studies without interruption.
Buwate Sports Academy is promoting livelihood skills through tailoring and hairdressing and beauty therapy classes. This component is expanding with the help of RMF. More than 20 trainees have finished classes in hairdressing and tailoring.
Buwate Sports Academy has changed the negative impression that the rest of the city had of Buwate. Buwate was previously known as a slum, an area for criminals. Now Buwate Sports Academy has redefined the area as hub for talented children.
The children know that it is good to be in school, it is not good to be violent, substance abuse is bad, early marriage is not good, etc.
Buwate Sports Academy has given hope to community members. The children in Buwate can now see that it’s possible to succeed in their community.
Additionally, young adults now see the opportunity of vocational training in Buwate, and this has reduced the level of despair among community members, especially the youth.
In early 2013, RMF, the Mother Teresa Children’s Foundation in Italy (Devoti Madre Terese Per I Bambini) and World Children’s Fund started funding support of the Buwate Sports Academy. Buwate Sports Academy is a sports club and activity group for children living in Buwate village, Kira Town, Kampala District. The Buwate Sports Academy seeks develop the youth advancement component of our humanitarian work through games, sports training, vocational training and other educational opportunities.
Provide funding to assist the operations and growth of Buwate Sports Academy
Provide funding to allow children from surrounding slums to attend school
Provide funding for vocational training opportunities including tailoring, hairdressing, and cosmetology
Increase Buwate’s popularity in hopes that this will attract social services from the government and other development partners
About 2,000 persons benefit from the Buwate Sports Academy project, i.e. Buwate, Kireka, Bwyogerere, and Seeta communities.