Àbout us

Rugby Tackling Life (RTL) is a Ugandan women-led organisation that integrates rugby and life skills to equip girls and young women to tackle life off the pitch as well as explore their sporting talent through rugby. Rugby Tackling Life (RTL) was first registered with the Ugandan NGO board as a CBO in 2016 before registering as an indigenous non-profit national NGO in 2018.

Our Vision

A Uganda where gender equity is the norm.

Our Mission

To empower Ugandan girls and young women, by creating opportunities through rugby, to make informed decisions that impact positively on their lives and enriches their communities.

Our Goals

  • To integrate rugby with Life Skills, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights and Menstrual Hygiene Management to empower girls and young women in Uganda
  • Through rugby, to offer opportunities to girls and young women to transform their lives and their communities
  • To enrich girls’ and young women’s welfare, to expand their knowledge of possibilities and choices in order to develop holistic individuals
  • To ensure that girls and young women achieve their full potential both on and off the rugby pitch
  • To encourage girls to complete their education and to enable more access to academic and vocational study opportunities
  • To spread the game of rugby to all regions of Uganda

Our values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Selflessness
  • Commitment
  • Discipline
  • Passion
  • Tenacity
  • Optimism
  • Unity

Make a change today

Together, we can create a more equal world where everyone can live in dignity and free from poverty.