WE LOOK AT THE ABILITY NOT THE DISABILITY

Who we are?

Ability Sports Africa (ASA) is a nonprofit grass root organization based in Gulu Uganda, that uses adaptive sports and creative arts as a platform for social inclusion, and advocacy to increase children and youth Presents, Participation and Achievements (PPA) in school and community activities/learnings, through the power of sports, ASA also focuses on rehabilitation and economic empowerment for parents with disabled children and youth with disabilities to live a dignified life. 

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, creative arts and educational related activities where they involve non-disabled peers in their programs. These helps them to gain confidence, and the lost self-esteem, hence developing their physical and mental health, to enable them live to their full potential within their schools and communities which is free from societal stigma and discrimination.

ASA HOME VISIT ACTIVITIES  

 ASA home visit is one of the core activities to restore hope in the lives of children with disabilities this activity has supported over 100 families more especially mothers with food relief, life skill, care, skills training, referrals to service delivery and assistive devices for their children, This activity has been funded by community members, stakeholders and Board of ASA, Through this activity we have changed the mindset and attitudes of people towards people with disabilities more especially children and youth  Read more 

ASA JUNIOR PREMIER LEAGUE (BEAR FOOT LEAGUE) 

 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.   Read more 

Vision and Mission Statement

OUR MISSION
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.

 VISION
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

Menstrual Hygiene and Provision of Scholastic Materials to CWDs in 3 Schools

Upcoming ASA activities

International Disability Day (IDD) Fundraising Inclusive festival 3rd December 2022
ASA Concept of reverse inclusion will be tested through this advocacy activities aimed at showcasing the different activities conducted by ASA and Backup Uganda. This event will be hosted at Gulu District Union for People with Disabilities on the 3 of Dec 2022, Partners are welcomed to join hands to make this memorable day in the lives of children with Disabilities. 
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2022 NEWS LETTER

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Media Coverage of ASA activities .

ASA Junior Premier League runs every weekend at Pece Primary School.

Get in touch

Location

Eastern  Division, Gulu City Council, Lumumba Avenue, Jomo Kenyatta Road

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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Our Partners

Awards and grants.