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Rwanda academy sees gold with Parfait, Para-Taekwondo Champion

MAHAMA and KIZIBA, Rwanda (October 9, 2018) – A Para-Taekwondo refugee athlete from Mahama won gold at the Korean Ambassador’s Cup 6th Edition 2018 in Kigali. Early October also marks the resuming of THF’s taekwondo activities in Mahama and Kiziba Refugee Camps. The THF’s project which was launched in January 2017  in Rwanda, is based in […]

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A new Taekwondo Academy debuts in Niger

In continuation of its mission to share the benefits of taekwondo and its philosophy to empower refugees and displaced persons, THF celebrates the launch of its latest project in Diffa region, Niger where operations have officially begun early September 2018. The project is the fruit of a collaboration between the Foundation and the Niger National […]

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THF-WT-Ethiopia sign MOU

Ethiopia officially onboard as THF’s next project location

HAMMAMET, Tunisia (April 7, 2018) – THF Chairman and World Taekwondo President Dr. Chungwon Choue met with the President of Ethiopia Taekwondo Federation Mr. Dawit Asfaw in margin of the World Taekwondo Youth Olympic Games 2018 qualification tournament taking place from April 6 to 7, 2018 in Hammamet, Tunisia. Together with THF Executive Director Mr. Roger […]

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WTF & THF to Support Taekwondo Programs for Refugees in Djibouti

DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti (May 12, 2017) – THF Chairman & WTF President Chungwon Choue visited the Markazi Refugee Camp in Obock, Djibouti on May 12 on a reconnaissance to see how taekwondo can assist the 1,500 Yemenese refugees resident there. He was accompanied by Fardouza Moussa, President of the Djibouti Taekwondo Federation, Ahmed Ali Mohamed, […]

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Kiziba Taekwondo Academy

The Kiziba Taekwondo Academy is now open!

Delegates from the THF and the Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) made a visit to the Kiziba Refugee Camp on March 30, 2017 to officially launch the latest THF pilot project, the Kiziba Taekwondo Academy, operated in collaboration with RTF. Received by UNHCR Rwanda, the delegation first made a home visit of one refugee family household […]

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Taekwondo debuts at Kiziba Refugee Camp, Rwanda

Continuing its sustained efforts to bring the benefits of taekwondo to refugees and displaced persons, the THF started a new pilot project in Rwanda, with a first visit to Kiziba Refugee Camp, a camp established in 1996 and located about 15 kilometers outside Kibuye town in Karongi district, in the western province of Rwanda. THF’s […]

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Rwanda, THF and WTF sign MOU

“Taekwondo is not a Federation, it’s a Family”

BURNABY, Canada (Nov. 17, 2016) – Taekwondo and related humanitarian programs in Rwanda are set to receive a significant boost. The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, or THF, and the World Taekwondo Federation, or WTF, today signed an MOU with the Rwanda Taekwondo Federation to promote humanitarian initiatives as well as peace and development activities. “We are […]

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Tunisian Taekwondo Cadets visiting WTF Headquarters

Tunisian Taekwondo Cadets Vow to Donate to THF

A group of Tunisian taekwondo cadets on a tour of Korea made huge financial sacrifices to fund their trip, but say that despite their personal shortage of money, they want to donate to the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation.

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