Who we are?

Ability Sports Africa (ASA) is a nonprofit grass root organization based in Uganda, with CBO registration No 088 and Company Ltd by guarantee Reg No: 80034001312699,  the organisation uses adaptive games, sports and creative arts as a platform for social inclusion in Sports, advocacy on disability rights, health rights  and social well being of children and youth with disabilities in schools and communities within Uganda. 

The organization uses a unique approach of Reverse Inclusion were children and youth with disabilities are empowered to take full responsibilities to initiate and conduct inclusive activities such as sports, adaptive games, plays and creative arts where they involve non-disabled peers in their daily activities .

 The concept helps them to gain confidence, self-esteem, and social inclusion through the power of adaptive games and sports hence developing their physical and mental health, and social well being to enable them live to their full potential within their schools and communities which is free from societal stigma and discrimination


Highlights of ASA Activities 2023


 ASA through funding support from Save the children International is building capacity of 10 primary school games and sports teachers from Amuru and Gulu Districts, the training is to ensure an inclusive sporting environment for all learners regardless of their disabilities, teachers will be taken through 3 modules of inclusive disability sports, basing on the previous trainings conducted in 20 save the children headed school their is evidence of increased enrolment and retainment of children with disabilities, teachers have now the skills to include learners with different abilities in any form of activities within their schools. 



 This is one of the core activities of ASA where children do experience Reverse Inclusion in sports, we have introduced the different games to the different schools where children with disabilities do include their peers in the different games, their peers do experience how is like to be blind folded, allowed to seat on a wheelchair  when they play the different games, this concept is done on a weekly basis and has became a big factor for social inclusion in school among children with different forms of disabilities


 This is a community-based initiative introduced by Ability Sports Africa (ASA) in collaboration with different community academies, to create a platform for under privilege children (boys and Girls) who are deprived from their rights to play football, Netball, basketball and wheelchair basketball. These children comes from rural communities in Uganda, currently we are piloting this league in Gulu District. the league is a big platform for all children regardless of their disability for all age categories (U6, U8 & U13) to socialize, interact, showcase, nature and develop talents through the power of sports. The leagues are targeting 350 children with and without disabilities to enjoy football, Netball and wheelchair basketball within Gulu a region. To watch click here 

What we stand for?

To empower individuals of all abilities by building their self-esteem, efficacy and life time skills through sports, creative arts and physical literacy programs both in schools and communities.

An inclusive community where children and youth with different abilities are fully included in physical literacy, adaptive sports, Games and Creative arts

On going activities

*Weekly Adaptive Sports and games for CWDs in schools.
*ASA Junior Premier League 2023 Season.

Upcoming ASA activities

    1. National Blind football championship October 2023 

    2. National Paralympic games in 2-7 October in Arua 

    3. Refresher training for 60 games and sports teachers from Gulu and Amuru  starting 15th to 27th August 2023 through support from Save the Children International TOFI Project.

    4. To host the National Deaf Football Challenge Cup scheduled for September 5th to 9th 2023 in Gulu City.
    5. Introduction of Basketball games to children of Pece Primary school set for 12-06 2023. 
    6. Fundraising for ASA Online fundraising for ASA planned activities for 2023, 15th June 2023.
    7. The ASA junior premier league new season is kicking off on the 2nd July 2023.



Visually impaired Athletes are being guided during athletics

Media Coverage of ASA activities .

The 9th Edition of the National Deaf Football Challenge Cup 2023

Latest News......

Champions 2023 of Blind Football
Gulu Cyclone Blind Football Team

A weeks training has proven to be a big success for the boys, we introduced blind football through support from Bazil and coach Okello, The team beat Makerere University 6-0, Soroti 3-2, Red Angels 5-2
The best player from the tournament and the top scorer with 14 goals in 4 matches is Watmond Daniel from Gulu (insert above) a huge achievement by the boys.
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Nominated for the Sports Impact Award
Category: Sports and Inclusion

We have been nominated for the African Sports impact Awards in the categories of inclusive sports, the event will be held on 5-8 November 2023 in Dakar Senegal. We are grateful and happy for this milestone achieved, Many thanks to all our supporters and team of staffs and Volunteers for making this a great success.

ASA Junior Premier League 2023

Ability Sports FC crowned the Champion of the ASA junior Premier League in the second season of the League, The team topped the table with 30 point 3 ponts clear on the table for the U14 Categories, Mean while for U8 the Elephants beat Lions Fc 2:1 to top the league with 21 point 2 points clear on the table

National Deaf Challenge Cup Held on 6-8 September 2023

This is a football based competition hosted at a National level where teams/clubs register for the competition every year, this championship was initiated by UDFA in 2015. The event brings together over 300 deaf youth to battle for a cause/social change every year a theme for competition is created for 2023 theme was Wellness and social wellbeing of Deaf youth in Uganda.

Get in touch


Eastern  Division, Gulu City Council, Lumumba Avenue, Jomo Kenyatta Road
 P.O Box 360334 Gulu

Contact Us

Phone : + 256771487566/+256700319116

Email : info@abilitysportsafrica.org

Our Hours

MON-FRI 09:00 – 19:00

SAT-SUN 10:00 – 14:00

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