This is Goodbye…(Somehow)

By: Jordan Dillard It’s been a long time coming, but the end is finally here. Ten months ago we all set out on a journey to change the lives of the people here on the ground in Rwanda, but what I think we have all inevitably found, as is most often the case, that we …

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Mountains cannot meet…

By Matt Barr July has come and we have a busy few weeks ahead of us. First off, we have recently finished our WASH unit (water, sanitation and hygiene) and are now diving into the next health curriculum, Malaria. It has been a pleasure to teach these lessons with our coaches. Their knowledge of the …

Girls participation continues to rise at Rukara and Nyamirama

As June comes to a close, Shooting Touch continues to see the far-reaching impact of its sport-for-development initiatives across various communities in Rwanda, with inclusivity and empowerment at the core of Shooting Touch’s basketball training. At each of our four sites, Nyamirama, Kayonza, Rukara and Rwinkwavu, Shooting Touch fellows and local coaches continue to take …

Komeza

By: Matt Barr It has always been a busy time here and the next two and a half months will be no different. We have just began our newest health curriculum, WASH, which will advance the sanitation and hygienic practices of our players and their communities. We are running multiple rec leagues at each of …

The Human Resource

By: Jordan Dillard   Someone once asked me the question: What is the most powerful resource that we have on the planet? As most would probably assume I began to raddle of the most obvious and essential answers: water, oxygen, land, perhaps. Amused by my answers they looked at me and said, “of course those …