#NGDSports #JMTUpDates: Meet Buterere Star Football Club of the Star Football Academy in the City of Bujumbura, Burundi.
Through sports programs by the Star Football Academy, Buterere Star Football Club strives to create a Burundi led by well-informed and responsible citizen leaders who possess the discipline and skills they need to build the country they deserve.
Buterere Star Football Club, also known as “Buterere Star FC” or “Buterere Star” in short form, is a football training and talent development Centre by the Star Football Academy with aims to train young athletes and provide them with skills that will help them become successful in both life and soccer.
Vision. Through sports programs by the Star Football Academy, Buterere Star Football Club strives to create a Burundi led by well-informed and responsible citizen leaders who possess the discipline and skills they need to build the country they deserve.
Mission. Buterere Star Football Club’s mission is to promote positive youth development and citizenship through high quality sports instruction, top-tier academic training, and an integrated life-skills program that encourages young members to focus on the future, avoid risk and engage in the world with a global perspective.
Belief. At Buterere Star Football Club, the purpose is to kindle the love for soccer. They believe that every child can benefit from playing sports and pride themselves in promoting fair play, positive attitudes, teamwork, self-respect and personal self-esteem.
Promise. They promise to promote joy, ignite passion and develop skills. Our programs are designed to develop both technical and personal skills, building a foundation for youth development both on and off the court.
The Club is based in Buterere, Zone Buterere of Commune Ntahangwa in the City of Bujumbura, Republic of Burundi. It was founded on September 17, 2018 by John-Clinton Nsengiyumva through the NGD Foundation in Buterere and for the people of Buterere.
The Buterere Star Football Club Hair Cut Saloon: This is a Youth Empowerment Project by NGD Foundation through Hairstylist Apprenticeship Program that prepares apprentices to be successful in this competitive hair-styling industry by provision of theoretical instruction and practical hands-on experience in techniques such as cutting, styling, colouring physiology, hygiene and salon management.
This Hairstylist program provides a wide range of Apprentices learning opportunities in saloon industry. Hands-on instructions are designed for apprentices to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills which will be applied for success in saloon workplaces.
The Buterere Star Football Club Hairstylist Apprenticeship Program was designed for young girls and boys from family with low income and living in poverty in 13 locations of Burundi. This program started in the Zone of Buterere of the City of Bujumbura in August 2019, and it has it has already expanded up to Nyanza-Star Football Club Hair Cut Saloon in Nyanza-Lac City of Makamba Province.