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SWB UGANDA

Serving refugee and local youth in Kampala, and advancing social inclusion through football across the country since 2007

OUR PROGRAMS

Through in-school, after-school, weekend, and summer programs, Soccer Without Borders Uganda is a crucial resource to refugee and immigrant youth in Kampala. As leaders in social inclusion and active participants in the East Africa streetfootballworld network, SWB Uganda also works to build the capacity of partner organizations and coaches to build more equitable programs.

By The Numbers - Most Recent Year

6

youth countries of origin, and 6 languages spoken 

1,968

Youth served through all programs

30%

female coaches

39

Female coaches trained

15:1 

youth to trained coach ratio at core programs 

96,431

Core participant hours

"It was an opportunity to give back to my fellow refugees that came to Uganda and faced the same obstacles that I was facing. It's what pushes me to work harder and harder every day."
-Jules, Program Coordinator, SWB Uganda

OVERCOMING BARRIERS

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GAME DAY WITH TACKLE AFRICA

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WOMEN TAKE THE LEAD WORKSHOP

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INVESTING IN YOUTH LEADERSHIP

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YEAR IN REVIEW

Spotlight: Kampala Girls Leagues

SWB Uganda continues to promote gender equality and girls' participation with its Kampala Girls League, now in its third season. The current league features 16 teams comprised of over 200 girls from Kampala and the surrounding areas.

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Spotlight: Jeremiah Lukeka

Jeremiah Lukeka was 16 years-old when he arrived in Kampala, Uganda for the first time in 2008. Facing an unstable and insecure climate, his family had uprooted from the Democratic Republic of Congo and found refuge in Kampala. Today he is "Coach Jerry" a Program Manager for SWB Uganda. 

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CONTACT US

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PARTNERS

Building a more inclusive world requires a shared purpose and a collaborative approach. Our partners and supporters enable us to provide programming to youth free-of-cost, while also providing complementary services to youth and families when their needs fall outside of our scope.

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Coaches Across Continents

Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation

FENU Network

FIFA Foundation

Finnish Refugee Council

International Rescue Committee

One World Play Project

Rotary Club of San Jose

Skidmore Men’s and Women’s Soccer

Soccer Silicon Valley Community Foundation

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Tackle Africa

Xavier Project

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