06/01/2016 - News
Total Uganda and the Total Foundation Team Up With KAVC To Develop The Game Of Volleyball Among The Youth in Uganda
Total Uganda and the Total Foundation have announced the formation of a partnership with Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club(KAVC) to support the youth in Uganda through a volleyball development program at the Lugogo Indoor stadium in Kampala. The program is aimed at imparting volleyball and life skills to the holiday makers under the auspice of KAVC Annual Volleyball Holiday Clinic. The funding is aimed at technical support for the 8 weeks training program.
In announcing the partnership, Total Uganda’s Managing Director Florentin de Loppinot said,
‘’The Total Foundation released financial support of 6 000 Euros to KAVC to help strengthen the organization’s Youth Development program. The support will be specially targeted to scaling up sports activities across the age group of 12-21 years.’’
The Total Foundation’s project promoter, Ms Mary Florence Nannyondo, an employee of Total Uganda Ltd said, ‘’the benefits and support the Total group extends to its staff worldwide is commendable. The Total Foundation call, ‘You act, we help’, was a first in Total Uganda and I was very excited when I was notified that the project was chosen, for my club – KAVC – to continue developing the game of volleyball among the youth in Uganda and promote better community health.’’
Mrs. Diana Agaba Busingye, KAVC’s Vice President applauded Total for the kind gesture. Saying, “it’s having such partners on board that enables KAVC as a club to contribute to the growth of volleyball in Uganda and fulfilling its promise of championing better community health and behavior through sports”.
A total of 47 children are already benefiting from the thrice in a week training session and more are expected by fall of the festive season. Interested youth with the consent of their parents can contact us for the clinic details.
The Holiday Clinic started on December 7, 2015 and shall end on January 28, 2016. With an annual repeat every Christmas holiday break-off for the youth.