2009 Uganda

“Every Girl Should Have a Goal”

June/July 2009: Kampala, Gulu

Goals for Girls partnered with HELP International and The Kids League in their work with war-affected young people. Goals for Girls designed a camp curriculum that stressed the importance of goal setting in relation to overcoming harsh experiences and challenges many young participants had faced.

  • Sixteen soccer players from Provo, Utah
  • Jackie Skinner, head coach and former Uganda Country Director, HELP International and BYU research team leader with Ministry of Education, Uganda
  • War-affected young girls from Kampala and Gulu Uganda
  • HELP International
  • The Kids League Uganda
  • BYU Women’s Soccer
  • Calle U.S. Soccer Retailer
  • Timpview High School, Provo Utah
  • Uganda Football Association
  • United States Soccer Foundation
Goals for Girls Leave-Behind Grants were awarded to:

  • The Kids League Uganda to carry on their work with girls through street soccer.
  • Local orphan homes to support their work with girls.
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jars in classrooms
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