Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda

 
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda has received 22 donations
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Youth Baseball in Uganda
    By - Meredith Kim - Director of Development
    In Uganda, the Little League program is part of the International School, a unique school that links academics and sports.  Children who attend the International School receive a quality education with special emphasis on math and science while also participating in a broad range of sports, including baseball. ...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Uganda Little League: the Journey Continues...
    By - Meredith Kim - Director of Development
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Uganda's Little League World Series Attempt
    By - Tom Schoenfelder - Operations Manager
    Over the past year the Uganda Little League built on the success they had from last year's Little League World Series. With the help from Pitch In For Baseball more children have gained access to baseball and softball.  Unlike the United States, many of the leagues in Uganda are actually school based.  This...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Equipment Arrives In Uganda
    By - Tom Schoenfelder - Operations Manager
    The container full of equipment made it through customs and arrived to the fields in Uganda.  This is an exciting moment for both Pitch In For Baseball and the Uganda Little League.  Children all throughout Uganda will be given the opportunity to play baseball thanks to all the donations we received.  Even...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda has received 28 donations
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    The long journey is over
    By - David Rhode - Executive Director
    After a few months at sea, the container of equipment Pitch In For Baseball donated to Uganda Little League has arrived.  The gear and uniforms should clear customs within a few days and we should be able to share some great pictures in the near future. This donation which contains 20 pallets of bats, batting helmets,...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Donation to Uganda - November 2012
    By - Tom Schoenfelder - Operations Manager
    During this past summer the team from Uganda that played in the Little League World Series brought national attention to their need of baseball equipment. Pitch In For Baseball has been donating equipment to Uganda for the past five years and we will continue to help in the future.  This year the plan is to ship a 20...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Uganda Qualifies for the Little League World Series!
    By - Tom Schoenfelder - Operations Manager
    Last year was the first time an African little league team qualified for the Little League World Series tournament.  Because the Ugandan team could not acquire their travel visas, they were unable to make the trip to Williamsport. This season will be the first time an African team will play in the Little League World...
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    • Alison
      Alison Such great news! I'm going to spread the word on GlobalGiving's Facebook and twitter account so everyone will watch. Thank you for the update - and congratulations to the team!
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    • Marc Maxson
      Marc Maxson This is crazy! I don't always visit Kampala, but when I do, I prefer the Tuesday-Thursday Ugandan Ultimate Frisbee League to Softball. But I'm excited for them! And I bet another GG partner in Kampala - The Kids League - would be interested to work with you.
      • 2 years ago
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Hope for Uganda
    By - Jessica Bicker - Communications Director
    In 2011, players in the Uganda Little League were crushed when they couldn't travel to Williamsport, PA for the Little League World Series due to difficulties obtaining visas. 2012 brings glimmers of hope that baseball in Uganda will thrive in the near future. Here are some exciting updates about the growth of baseball in...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda has received 18 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda posted a progress report
    Uganda youth baseball update
    By - Tom Schoenfelder - Operations Manager
    This past summer, the Little League team from Uganda qualified for the Little League World Series.  Due to the challenges of obtaining visas they were unable to participate. They would have been the first team from Africa to ever take the field at Williamsport.  The opponent they would have faced in the first...
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  • Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Meredith Kim

Director of Development
Harleysville, PA United States

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Map of Expand Youth Baseball and Softball in Uganda