At ACT, we know that one of the most important ways we can empower our children to have a better future is by supporting them in school. For many of our children, their families struggle to pay for their school fees and for all the additional costs, such as uniforms and school supplies. Every term, we host a school supplies drive to ensure that all our athletes have the materials they need to excel in school.
Meet Tiff, the captain of our Junior Team. Tiff is sixteen years old and has spent his entire life in Katwe. In the past, Tiff's mother was unable to pay his school fees, so he would often be picked up by the police for loitering since he had nowhere to go during the day. Since joining ACT, we have seen Tiff blossom into a kind-hearted, hardworking young man, which is why his teammates nominated him to be captain. Tiff is now back in school where, despite having to start in a much younger grade, he is excelling.