- Popularization of the youth fund bill.
1. 1. Youth against election violence campaign which was jointly carried out with Uganda Youth Network (UYONET) in 2011 aimed at sensitizing youth not to be violent towards the general elections of 2011. This sports initiative was carried out throughout the four divisions of Kampala district and attracted over 1000 youths into the engagements.
2. 2. Organized the National sports conference 2011 that brought on board all sports personalities from the various sports backgrounds of media, academia, leadership, active and passive athletes’ amongst others to share and deliberate on the status of sports in the Country. This conference was opened by the state minister for finance Hon: Jachan Omachi and was closed by a representative from the Uganda Olympic committee Mr. Ssemanda Collins.
3. 3. Vote issues not Wolokoso campaign partnership with CCEDU – UYONET. This was a citizen sensitization initiative calling for youth and citizens at large not to vote candidates because of Wolokoso (convincing words) but to vote for one with issues to present and address. The campaign was led by Citizen Coalition for Electro Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) under the auspices of Foundation for human rights initiative. (FHRI)
4. 4. Uganda @ 50 campaign sports chapter which was carried out with support from the Uganda National NGO forum. (UNNGOF). At a time when Uganda was attaining 50 years since the end of colonial rule, a campaign from civil society organizations in the country spear headed by the national NGO forum and sports eye foundation Uganda was part of this consortia but taking lead of the sports sector mobilization. This campaign was geared towards mobilizing ordinary citizens and making them aware of the need to reflect on the journey Uganda as a country has taken since the last 50 years and as well make them reflect on where they would like Uganda to be (like) in the next 50 years across all sectors / walks of life. The events also included recognizing and awarding outperformed sports personalities in the last 50 years.
5. 5. Lead partner for all sports engagements at the National youth festival organized by Open space Uganda. The National youth festival is an annual National event organized by open space Uganda that aims at bringing together various youth from different backgrounds and professions to show case their successes, achievements challenges in life stressing through the economical political and social spheres.
6. 6. The National civil society sports league which is so far one of SEFU’s outstanding programmes since inception was launched on 24th February 2013 and was to create a platform for NGOs to closely interact for mutual benefits during this sports meet so as to reduce the gaps between various organizations, this helps young organizations to connect with those that have existed for some time and as well create a platform for creating partnerships and connections. The league since then has brought on board various non governmental institutions which show case their workers / staff and publications while engaging in games.
Sports Eye Foundation Uganda is a member of the Green Light Movement (GLM) which movement brings on board majority of youth and youth organizations in the Country who periodically advance particular youth concerns with one voice. On behalf of GLM, Sports Eye Foundation Uganda took lead in the popularization of the youth fund bill. (A bill forwarded by the youth members of parliament on the floor of parliament in it stipulating how the youth of Uganda would like the newly established National youth fund to be managed / administered).
SEFU therefore carried out a sports sensitization drive in northern Uganda and Amuru district in particular. This was done with the support from USAID through NDI and the programme was in partnership with the Uganda parliamentary forum on youth affairs.