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A chess school in Kampala wanted to keep kids off the streets, now it has two world stars

A chess school in Kampala wanted to keep kids off the streets, now it has two world stars | Humanitarian & Cultural Causes in Africa | Scoop.it
Used to quick problem solving in their own lives, slum children, it turns out, are excellent at playing chess.  
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"Twelve years ago, he entered a partnership with a local school, St Mbuga Vocational Institute. It offers his students a 25% discount on tuition, because they help it dominate national chess competitions. He sources the 75% from local and international charities, via his robertkatende.org. This way, he has put more than 50 Katwe children, including Nansubuga, Mutesi and Benjamin Mukunja (Nansubuga’s brother) through school. The latter two are doing their undergraduate studies in the US at Northwestern University with tuition scholarships."

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