SBA was born from the return of Serge to his native country : Cameroon, when he discovered to his amazement that they play rugby there too. The Charity as subsequently created in 2004 based on 3 objectives.
– Introduce rugby to underprivileged children in Cameroon
– Use rugby to teach values and standards to the children
– Support the children’s education and access to basic healthcare
Since November 2013, the Serge Betsen Academy is also incorporated in Washington DC as a 501 c) 3 and raises funds for the relief of child poverty, sickness, and distress in the US and Cameroon.
President: Serge Betsen
Vice-President: Odile Prevot