Tennis programme serves hope in Kenya slum

Non-profit group gives poor youths the opportunity to become professional players and help create a better future.

    A non-profit organisation is giving underprivileged children in Kenya the opportunity to become professional tennis players and help them make better lives for themselves.

    Sadili Oval Sports Academy's programme that sponsors talented youths in a Nairobi slum also promotes education, healthy living, and various other skills.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Nairobi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.