Hardened by the war in northern Uganda, Arach become a fierce fighter on the court despite her small body
This is Arach Proscovia's Success Story , told by the Academy Head Coach
Arach traveled the dust road of about 400 km, taking over 10 hours to make it to Mukono, together with her mattress and metallic box called a case with her belongings, she reported to a secondary school which had promised her a bursary because of her basketball, she played for the school for a month and helped them to qualify for their nationals championship, all hell broke loose when she learned that she would not be given a bursary because she skipped a year which she sat without school fees meaning she did not qualify to play, feeling rejected, and stranded she had to travel back to Gulu and Go knows to do what.
Arach's Success Stories Continues....
Arch a victim of the war in northern Uganda her parents had been affected and she had no mother or father to run to, at a time when it felt like there was no way out god came out for her, the head master of that school knew about our program so he called me and asked if we can help.
From thinking about the long way back, she now was becoming part of the Makanga family, we could not give her the best education but we made sure she went to a good school, while also getting the best training and playing for our girls’ basketball club.
Two years later Arach got a 4 year University basketball scholarship with Uganda Christian University one of the leading universities in Uganda, through our program, she graduated with honors and now back to Gulu pursuing a career.
Meet the Academy Coaches
At Country Basketball Academy, we have a team of experienced coaches who have dedicated their time to nurture underprivileged kids into realizing their dream of playing professional basketball