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    Eight soccer teams in Nakivale coming together to compete

    Day 224

    The Great Eight

    Changemakers 365 is all about doing the doable. It’s about opening our eyes to the opportunities to make an impact in a person’s life with relatively few resources – and making change each and every day of the year.

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    Today we’ve got a surprise for the talented members of Juru’s soccer league!

    Juru is a community in Nakivale Refugee Settlement that has eight men’s soccer teams, each with a team captain. They compete in friendly competitions, but they often lack the equipment necessary to play as much as they’d like.

    We thought to ourselves, we can totally solve this! This is doable!

    We called all the 8 team captains together and surprised them with a ball and a pump. The captains presented the new equipment to their teams – and then they got to playing!

    There was such joy and strengthened community just from being able to play together. Another small change making a big impact!

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