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...

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...

Inspiring through Morality: Roth’s Story

Growing up in the Kandal Province outside of the hustling and bustling of Phnom Penh, most children are gripped by the harsh reality of pursuing one of two pathways- either becoming a factory worker (joining the 1 in 10 children above the age of seven engaged in child...

Life of a KPI Intern: Mike in Cambodia

As you’d expect, in the hours and days after touching down in Toronto following three incredible months with Kids Play International, I was bombarded with all sorts of questions from family and friends about my experience in Cambodia. At the top of the list were...

All Girls United Camp: My Body, Myself

At Kids Play Rwanda, we want our female players to have robust knowledge of sexual reproductive health. For our July AGU camp, we focused on a “My body, myself” theme, which included information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), as well as ways to manage...