The Umuri Foundation football training club in collaboration with the Aids HealthCare Foundation (AHF Rwanda), provided teenagers with hygiene kits to help them in their reproductive years.
On this Saturday, the 23rd of September 2023, in Nyabugogo Cell at Karama Primary School, there was a meeting of teenagers who were invited to the football tournament which started at 2:00 PM.
These 100 teenagers were divided into eight teams, in different age groups.
The main goal of this day is to launch a campaign to remind girls to avoid unplanned pregnancies, to avoid drugs, to remind the youth in general to avoid AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
The event was attended by the Technical Director of the Rwanda Football Association, Gérard Buscher, who is also in charge of coaching Wolves, Seninga Innocent, Wolves assistant and others.
The children play among themselves, the first team is awarded a trophy and equipment including playing balls.
Each team participating in these games was given one ball to play with.
After the competition, a message was given reminding all those who came to see it that they should avoid unplanned pregnancies, avoid drugs and avoid sexually transmitted diseases.
The AHF-Rwanda youth program officer, Ndungutse Bikorimana, said that working with Umuri Foundation is of great value because it helps them reach the youth in an easy way through football tournaments and when a certain message is launched, it goes far.
The Umuri Foundation was founded by the assistant coach of the Rwanda National Football Team, Amavubi, Jimmy Mulisa in 2019, with the broad objective of helping young people to make the most of their talents in football and prepare for their future by going to school.