Buwate Sports Academy organized and held holiday sports programs for children in the age categories of under-12, under-14, and under-17, respectively. In addition, the children participated enthusiastically in the annual Global Peace Games.
Buwate Sports Academy management held a meeting with parents on issues concerning child upbringing and parental involvement in children’s education.
Buwate Sports Academy children started making liquid soap as an income generating activity (IGA). The funds generated from this activity were invested in transportation, away matches, and restocking the first aid kits. The department aims to give the academy children additional livelihood skills.
Scholastic materials were procured and distributed to the children, enabling them to study without interruption.
The tailoring department continued to register progress by winning contracts from neighboring schools. Tailoring trainees make school uniforms such as sportswear, skirts, dresses, and shirts, as well as school bags and ladies’ bags and wallets, which help generate income to support the department.
Buwate Sports Academy children took part in the First Division Kampala League Tournament, made possible by the financial support of RMF. During the tournament, the Buwate children won the trophy.
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.