- Dare to Dream program is based on the challenges that he faced while starting his career when he was young.
- The event took place in Ngong Hotel.
According to James the main reason for coming up with ‘Dare to Dream’ program is based on the challenges that he faced while starting his career when he was young.
”For me it is all about how we can make it right and how can we make it.I used to play barefoot ,the sneakers could be so worn out and the fundi could repair it and then i carry on.We used to play with one basket ball whole time and we were so many,”he said.
He also announced an event of ‘ Dare to Dream’ which will happen on Saturday 21st ,2023 at Dagoretti.
”To share with you the bigger dream,we have organized an event which will be on 21st.We gonna have soccer,basketball,freestyle,creative activities and tree planting.We sat down and looked at some of the challenges and how to come up with solutions.We have different kids that are coming from poor neighborhoods and no one can help them but then how can we come up with a platform to represent these kids.You may have a wonderful successful story you want to share ”.He added.
The event was attended by former player of Gor Mahia Dennis Oliech,Beatrice Ochieng coach of Joyland,Ghetto Radio Manager Maji Maji.
He also said that he has been working with Hillary,Bill and Leon who have been giving him support.
About James Kamau
He is the founder of Beyond Hoops.A program that uses the beautiful game of basketball as a powerful tool for social change.
His years playing elite basketball in Kenya gave him the opportunity to mentor youth through sport an experience which led him to found Youth Initiative Canada in 2008,a multi-dimensional organization that partners Canadian and African Youth to create sustainable change.
James is also a life skill coach an event planner and a social entrepreneur