AWOL is a voluntary association which is registered as a non profit organisation (NPO) with the Department of Social Development. The intention is to offer previously impossible opportunities and experiences to the children involved using karate as the tool to identify students qualifying for financial assistance. Through raising funds it allows the children to participate in a variety of activities and community initiatives.
- Creating opportunities for deserving students
- Sport development
- Improved schooling opportunities
- Job creation
- Raise funds to assist underprivileged students and uplift communities
The committee member’s comprise of parents and persons concerned with the welfare of underprivileged students and are assisted by the Goju Kai karate community of parents and friends. Part of their role is to ensure that the various functions run efficiently and to drive fundraising in order to assist students in need.