How COVID-19 is Impacting our Communities

Gatagara, Rwanda The spread of COVID-19 is affecting the most vulnerable, especially children and youth. On March 21, the Government of Rwanda issued a country-wide lockdown—still in effect—disallowing movement outside the home and barring inter-city and district...

Jean Souvenir’s Story: the Vital Role of a Coach

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, you can find Souvenir heading down to the field early for informal time. He’s often wearing his signature shirt—a sleeveless, white tunic-style top with a black stripe down the center—and hanging around the wooden goal posts, awaiting Head...

The KPI Experience: Emily’s Story

Trying to find the words for a life-changing experience is an almost impossible task. Where do I begin to describe the unique food I ate, the people I met, and places I saw. A summer in Cambodia was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. When I was trying...

Junior Coach Stories: Solange and Eliezel

This Giving Tuesday, our Sport and Education Fund will help our players achieve brighter futures by assisting players who graduate from our program and pursue higher education or vocational training. Below are the stories of two of our graduates who have stayed...

SMART Goal Setting with Kids Play Rwanda Youth

Our October Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) workshop focused on learning SMART goals. Though players had learned the importance of goal making in the past, they had not yet focused on how to make their goals SMART.  S – Specific: What exactly do you want to...