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United Through Sport South Africa

United Through Sport (UTS) is a South African organisation focused on using sport as a tool to develop children and youth from disadvantaged communities across Nelson Mandela Bay.  

UTS is committed to using sport as a tool to develop disadvantaged and vulnerable youth. Through football, rugby, cricket, netball, hockey, tennis, basketball, and swimming, the programme uses direct sports coaching as a means of delivering information about health benefits, improving the emotional well-being of the participants, and teaching life skills (such as teamwork, leadership, decision making, and communication) to players.
 
It also uses sport to discuss critical issues by delivering curricula on topics such as HIV/AIDS awareness and gender issues in fun and interactive ways on the sports field. Lastly, UTS uses sport and education to provide pathways to success for talented and dedicated individuals through scholarships to top local schools and tertiary education.