Our programme participants
Umoja Tanzania provides education and welfare support to 42 of the most vulnerable children and young people in Arusha, empowering them to develop the knowledge and skills they need to create positive change for themselves and the wider community.
Sport is an important element of the curriculum, which includes a weekly sports session, peer leadership training and community outreach activities.
Tanzania Rugby Development Programme
The Tanzania Rugby Development Programme (TRDP)aims to promote rugby among young people in Tanzania, using the sportsmanship of the game as a vehicle to encourage healthy lifestyles and supportive, positive and respectful relationships within the community.
Through high calibre rugby coaching, TRDP provides practical and theoretical sports education to 380 males and 310 females aged between 5 and 19.
Future Stars Academy
Future Stars Academy (FSA) is a non-profit organisation teaching life skills such as fair play, teamwork, competition and personal development to disadvantaged boys and girls in Arusha through football.
FSA builds the resilience, responsibility and leadership potential of these young people and offers them a chance to live out their dreams as footballers. FSA insists there is no football without education – 'no school, no play!' There are currently 126 young people aged between 7 and 19 taking part in their activities.
SOVOI is a small, community-based organisation that provides a daily after-school sports programme for young people living in a small community on the outskirts of Arusha.
Volunteer sports teachers deliver the activities, which include football, netball, volleyball, rugby and athletics. There are currently 90 boys and 50 girls aged between 11 and 16 taking part in the programme.
Songambele promotes good health, education, awareness and social inclusion for women, girls and children with a disability in the Mochi area of Tanzania. Through sports they connect togaether and invite people with a disability who don't know each other to be active together. They participate in different games of their choice and get to refresh their minds, build confidence and self-esteem and just have a great time together.