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Grassroot tennis project
Kids Closer to Sports is a grassroots tennis project in Uganda, begun by Ben Nteza, a 16 year old boy. Their program gives kids in the rural areas and refugee camps of Uganda a chance to play the sport of course Tennis. Even while playing on a dirt court without shoes, the children Ben serves have found immense joy through the game.

Who can volunteer

As an organization we need alot of assistance. Wether you are a teacher, a tennis player, a tennis instructor, or just love working with children, Kids Closer To Sports Uganda is always looking for individuals to help at our programs.

Volunteer job

As an organization we rely on volunteers.

Volunteer opportunities include


Kids Closer To Sports Uganda welcomes tennis-enthusiasts of all levels help with lessons, Training Tennis and other events we hold. If you're at least 14 years old and experience teaching or laying tennis, your welcome.

Academic Enrichment

Kids Closer To Sports Uganda welcomes volunteers who like to provide academic support and tutoring on weekends,as well as enrichment activities during the school holidays. Activities could include reading, Arts & Crafts, Library, vocation training,etc. Have another idea? We love to discuss.

Teaching children about health awareness

What to expect

While volunteering with us, you will get to know Uganda and her warm and friendly people and we will do our best to make you feel at home.


Mission statement.

We empower, mobilize and educate rural children both boys and girls through tennis.


During your time at Kids Closer To Sports Uganda, you’ll be living in the volunteer house.

Accommodation & Food cost

Some of our local dishes:
Rice, Matooke (green bananas), fish, vegetables and meats.

Less than a month = $250

1st Month = $350

2nd Month = $300

3rd Month = $200


Kids Closer To Sports Uganda is located in Kihamba village, a small village in Kyegegwa District in Western Uganda.It is about 3 hours from Kampala and around 4 hours from Entebbe International Airport.

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