Our Team

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MYSA Senior Executive Committee

 

MYSA is run by young people, for young people. The average age of our staff, volunteer leaders, coaches and officials is between 15 and16 years old and most of them have been members of the organisation since they were children.

Our team are enthusiastic, dedicated and are passionately committed to offering young people the same help that they were offered when they joined MYSA.

Here is a map of our organizational structure.

Henry Majale, Executive Director

henry_majale“MYSA is more than a model and a vision. MYSA works. We see everyday how empowered young people can change their lives for the better when given the tools and the belief.”

Henry was born and brought up in Nairobi, Kenya. He joined MYSA aged 16, playing for Dandora Zone and soon progressed to the position of zone Secretary and then zone Chairman. He later gained experience working as a Project Officer; served on the MYSA Sports Council and Executive Council respectively; and, since 2010, has held the position of Deputy Executive Director. He is part of the team that is developing the MYSA Curriculum for the Sports and Community Leadership Academy and is a member and Secretary of the MYSA Senior Management team.

Henry has gained experience outside MYSA, working on sport for development projects in Uganda, holding the position of National Sports Officer for CHRISC Uganda as part of the Norwegian Fredskorpset three-year exchange programme. During this time he also served as the Chairman of the East Africa Cup Organizing Committee Technical Department.

Henry is a former alternate Board member of the Streetfootballworld and has contributed to conferences including the third International Football Medicine Conference. He is a qualified Accountant by profession; he holds a Diploma in International Relations from Hald International School in Norway and is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Accounts .

“MYSA is such an important organisation – it shows what can be achieved through the enormous power and inspiration of sport.

 

 

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Maqulate Onyango, HR Manager

“My joy was brought by the fact that am a woman and has managed to set up a department in another organization and above all motivated, mentored and acted as a role model to young women in Kampala and other Districts”

‘Maqulate joined M.Y.S.A at the age of 13 years in Mathare Zone. Due to the structures set by the organization, She was elected in the league committee as a secretary. Later on, she was trained as a peer counselor so that I can also train the young people and advocate for behavior change in my zone.
She progressed from the M.Y.S.A matches to the Kenya Associations matches where she was the first woman from M.Y.S.A to officiate Kenya Premier League. This was not only her achievement as a person but for M.Y.S.A girls too.