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Robert Katende Initiative

Redmond, Washington

Helping young people in the slums realize their full potential using chess as a teaching tool.

Robert Katende Initiative is a non-profit organization that helps youngsters in the slums realize their full potential through chess by integrating principles of the game with management of daily challenges in life and enhancing abstract thinking, creativity and innovation. The Academy was started in 2004 by Coach Robert Katende who introduced chess in the slums of Katwe. Today, Robert Katende Initiative serves five different slums in Kampala, seven villages in Gulu and one community in ... Read More

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