Location: Kiziba refugee camp, Karongi district, Western Rwanda
Active since: April 2017
Number of students: apx. 200
Partner(s): Rwanda Taekwondo Federation
Our taekwondo academy in Kiziba refugee camp, Rwanda has been active since April 2017, and is run in collaboration with the Rwanda Taekwondo Federation.
Kiziba refugee camp was established in 1996 and hosts more than 17’000 refugees, primarily from the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Covering more than 27 hectares, Kiziba is one of the biggest refugee camps in Rwanda.
Currently, 180 students are practicing taekwondo in the academy and many more are eager to start. At present, two local taekwondo instructors are working for the academy offering three training sessions on a daily basis according to age classification.