A Blessed 2018!

In addition to the continued success of Upward supported ministry programs in Kigali, KSA has had the opportunity to grow in local churches in several Rwanda districts. In November 2018, 14 pastors and local church leaders met to pray for the Upward soccer ministry, discuss goals and needs, and report on God’s blessings via their ...

Malindi Soccer

KSA is working with Sewing Seeds of Joy in Kenya, providing durable leather soccer balls. This is the two teams of Pastor Felix’s church, located in the coastal town of Malindi, Kenya.

Kenya Outreach

Rwanda’s neighboring country of Kenya now has an Upward-modeled soccer ministry in the town of Malindi on its east coast. Under the leadership of pastor James Wanji, director of Sowing Seeds of Joy, 2017 ended with over 100 kids ( 7 teams) playing in an Upward modeled league. KSA helped in late 2017 with the ...

55 Teams Playing in Kigali

January, 2017  At the end of 2016, 38 coaches and volunteers were directing Upward modeled soccer programs in six church leagues in Kigali, with 480 kids playing in 55 teams.

From the Hatarro District, Rwanda

November, 2016  A new KSA league with four teams has been started , with two Baptist churches participating. Pastor Rugulla says “we had 46 youth who did the first games with us. Some families did come also”.

From the Capitol, Kigali

July, 2016  Rwanda Upward-trained instructor, Oliver Ndarwubatse, has taken three Anglican church leaders through Upward-modeled coaches’ training. They will start league play in their churches within the next month.  

Pastor Mugenzi Jean/ Ngoroero District

April 2016  “In January we started with 48 children and today we have 68 and 17 parents have joined the church through Upward activities. I believe that during the end of this year we will be having more than 120 children and by faith more than 50 parents”.

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