El Cambio Documentaries

Our Story

Episode 1

The Past

Based in Uganda, our football academy is focused on making a change in the lives of the athletes who join us and their communities. In the first episode of the series, find out more about our humble beginnings.

Episode 2

The Future

We are happy with the progress of the academy since it was founded. We however have big plans and are always looking to take El Cambio Academy to the next level.

Our aim is to keep dreaming bigger and working tirelessly so that we continue. By doing so, we will extend the impact that our organization has in the community and help as many children reach their full potential.

Feel inspired? Why not join us on our journey.

Documentary II

Episode 1

Where do my feet take me?

In this short documentary, we followed Isaac through his last week at El Cambio Academy in Uganda.

His last match, his last school day and his last goodbye to all of his friends and family.

Learn more about his background, his upbringing and what motivated him to work so hard to be able to be in the position he is in today, in America.

We also followed him as he travelled in his first ever plane from Uganda to America where he will be joined by Thomas for the first 2 weeks of his new life.

Episode 2

Where do my feet take me?

In this new episode we continue to follow Isaac’s journey from Uganda to America.

We follow Isaac in the airport as he gets ready to say goodbye to his home and board his first ever plane.

We then move to America as Isaac experiences a lot of new things that he comes to thoroughly enjoy before we head off to his new school and home.

This episode includes a lot about what Isaac’s new life will look like so make sure you have a watch.

Documentary III

Future African Leaders

In this documentary, we learn more about the girls at El Cambio Academy.

Get a better insight into their background, lives, dreams and aspirations to become the new generation of African role models.

Documentary IV

Part 1

How it all began

Get to know Thomas, the founder of El Cambio Academy in Uganda. In this first part of our documentary Thomas explains his reasons to start an academy 7.000 kilometers away from home.

Part 2

Godfreys desire to make a change

In this part of the documentary we will introduce you to Godfrey, who is our physiotherapist at the academy. Godfrey tells his reasons to become a physiotherapist and the change he wants to make for kids in Uganda.

Part 3

Nurturing future African leaders is our vision

We work hard for our students to succeed in either football or education, so that they will be able to give back in the future to their country and local community. With our purpose driven character program our kids are well aware to support others now and in the future.

Patrick says it well while he motivates the kids at his former football academy: “Just keep going, one day you will make it. Don’t give up!”
Part 4

It is a good family

ECA is more than just a football academy – it is a home with love and support for everyone.

In this video you can for instance hear Isma talking about the change he experienced after he arrived at El Cambio Academy!
Part 5

A closer insight

In this video you see a local cab driver from Uganda called Robert. He gives a touching insight of his perception of foreigners and Ugandan football culture.

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