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Let’s Play Fair Programming Back in Action After a week off from programming to commemorate the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi, KPI started programming again Wed. Apr 16th. Following a shortened program on Wed & Thurs, coaches and participants enjoyed Fanta to recognize the hard work and contributions of each of the coaches and participants […]

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KPI from Rwanda: Walk to Remember Preparation Continues

This week we have focused primarily on preparing for Walk to Remember on April 11th. All of our surrounding schools have been invited as well as our cell and sector level officials. Throughout the week, the participants practiced their poems & songs to prepare for their performances on the 11th. During the Walk to Remember […]

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KPI from Rwanda: Preparing for 20th Commemoration

As you may know, the 20th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi is quickly approaching.  April 6th marks the day that the former President’s plane was shot down. April 7th marks the beginning of 100 days Genocide. April 11th marks the day the UN Troops pulled out of Rwanda. From April 7th through mid-July 1994, over one million […]

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News from Rwanda!

The KPI team has been busy, busy! Between grant applications, fine-tuning our programming, preparing to build our field, moving forward with Local NGO status, getting ready for both Celebrate Sochi and our upcoming Cocktails for Kids Play, trying to get all of our awesome kids sponsored, designing & booking our Travel with a Purpose trips, […]

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KPI from Rwanda: Moral Courage

We are excited to move on to our next Fair Play Value: Moral Courage. This week and last, the coaches had the opportunity to discuss what exactly moral courage is and how it is connected to Fair Play. This week, every day after program, the coaches met to discuss where they saw moral courage displayed. […]

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Why You Should Celebrate Sochi!!

The 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games have begun! As many of you know, KPI was founded by 3-time Olympian Tracy Evans. The organization is rooted in the core values of the Olympic movement: Excellence, Friendship and Fair Play, and the belief that sport can be a powerful catalyst for social change. KPI operates the only […]

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KPI from Rwanda: Contribution & Kickball

This week we introduced a new game – kickball! For many of us, kickball was one of our favorite sports during gym class (that and dodgeball). As a young child, many times you don’t recognize the values you are learning while playing a sport. Kickball is all about the fair play element of contribution. At […]

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KPI: Week At-A-Glance

This was an eventful week for KPI. Check out a few of our many updates below. Don’t miss out on Celebrate Sochi or the opportunity to Sponsor-A-Child to Play & Learn! TRADITIONAL DANCE For the past two weeks, our focus has been on Rwandan Traditional Dance. Our kids have done an amazing job! They are […]

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Travel With a Purpose: Olympian Led and Inspired

Are you ready to commit to a New Year’s Resolution that will knock your socks off and leave you dancing barefoot? Who wouldn’t be, right? There is only one way this happens (and it doesn’t count if you take your own socks off right now and start rocking out)…You commit to something big, daring, outrageously […]

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KPI from Rwanda: Field of Opportunity – Step 1: COMPLETE

We are very excited to announce that this Thursday, Kids Play Intl became official landowners in Gatagara!! Thanks to the tremendous support of our friends and supporters, KPI was able to raise the funds necessary to purchase land for our Field of Opportunity during our month long Crowdrise campaign. This Thursday City of Joy- Rwanda’s […]

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