The Role of Joy

One month from today, Ray United’s 3rd annual soccer camp will begin. This has gotten me thinking about what our camps bring to the table that make them so impactful and meaningful for all those involved. I have come to the conclusion that it is the sense of joy and unity the permeates through the whole experience that make our […]

Reflecting on 8th Grade Promotion

RUFC Youth Vision Trip participant Laelan Wright and I at our 8th grade promotion dance ​So, I’m graduating from middle school next week (high school promotion or whatever you would like to refer to it as). For me it is a good opportunity to put my life and education in perspective. As I continue my journey into high school I […]

Beyond Borders

I think it is time to address something that was said to me the other day while fundraising for RUFC that has been eating away at me.“You know there are veterans in OUR country who are living on the streets, and you’re helping kids in Africa?”To you, I say this: It is obvious that the issue of veteran neglect plaguing […]


            Hi Guys!!! This month was all about strengthening the RUFC team. To start, we held our first Ray United Leadership Council meeting. I am really excited about all the great ideas and feedback we got from our friends and supporters. The main topic of our meeting was the mission and vision for RUFC. We all agreed that the core […]

My Message to CECA…

​ Hey CECA!!! It’s Ray from Ray United FC. I’m so glad to be back at your wonderful school. First off, I’d like to thank you for all your help in last year’s efforts. Thanks to your support we were able to provide 1,200 kids in Mpigi with healthy meals, health education, and of course, soccer training. It was such […]

#RUFC15 Curriculum Evaluation and Recommendations

During the #RUFC15 Summer Camp, USC students Kristin Dessie and Asia Dean undertook an evaluation of the public health curriculum developed and delivered by USC MPH students and partners from Makerere University. Questionnaires were administered to a group of students before and after participating in health education lessons. The two questionnaires served a dual purpose: 1) Since there is a lack […]

Time to Get Moving!!

My friends and I at the RUFC Pancake Breakfast in November – the small turn out resulted in major cash! Over $750!             Hey guys, its been a quite a while since I wrote a blog so I’ve decided to get a move on.  The reason I haven’t blogged for a while is hard to […]

An Incredible Year

            First off I just wanted to thank you for all the support you have given to the partners of RUFC and I during this 2014-2015 fundraising campaign.  It really means a lot to me and to the kids in Mpigi that will be impacted by these efforts, that you would come to my events, donate […]

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