This is a non-profit organization that started in 2006 with the aim to create opportunities for young girls to play football and empower women and youth in communities through education and non-formal skills training. Its headquarters are located in Wakiso District. Sseninde Foundation offers non-formal skills training by equipping women and youths with skills in baking, tailoring, briquettes making and hairdressing. Under education, we support vulnerable children attain academic bursaries in different schools.
To create opportunities for girls & women to play football and empower women & youth in communities through sports, education and non-formal skills training.
To provide a platform for all women & youth through sports, and education for sustainable community development.
Aims and Objectives of the Organization:
- To create equal opportunities for women/girls to play football.
- To equip women and youth in communities with non-formal skills
- To empower women and youth in communities though education
- To promote health campaigns such as breast cancer, cervical cancer sensitization, screening and treatment, HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns etc.
- To provide a platform for talent development.
- To establish a community Sports Centre (Football stadium)
- To establish a vocational centre to support entrepreneurship training of unemployed women and youth.
- To create partnerships with different local & international organizations.
- To create sustainable revenue-generating streams that will enable activities of the foundation to run.
- The foundation has run 4 successful women football tournaments. (Sseninde Women’s Development Cup) that creates opportunities for all women around the world to play football.
- The foundation has run 4 successful graduations for nonformal skills training.
- Over 30,000 women have graduated through the non-formal skills training program.
- Over 1000 women/girls have participated in the annual Sseninde Women’s Development Cup. 3 Girls are currently on the Uganda Women Football National Team (Crested Cranes) that took part in the first edition.
- Over 20 girls have got education opportunities in Primary, Secondary schools and Universities.
- The foundation is supporting over 30 children through their education at various levels.