After the consolidation of Join for Joy’s activities in Kenya, in 2015 Join for Joy expanded its activities to Uganda, Kabale. The first pilot Kick-off camps took place. In close cooperation with Caritas 20 schools were selected to participate in the Sports and play program, of which 9 have started with the kick-off camps in 2016 and 2017. The first Train the trainer course took place in May 2017.
Caritas Uganda was founded in 1970 and is the overall coordinating body for the socio-economic development of the Uganda Episcopal Conference. The agency’s main functions are in areas of social services, development and advocacy with the main goal of providing emergency relief and rehabilitation, poverty eradication, HIV/AIDS prevention, improving community livelihood, promoting good governance, enhance organizational development and peace building. Hilda Mbabazi and Bruno Mugisha Biryomumaisho coordinate the implementation of the Join for Joy Sports and play program.