Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Maltha Uwambajimana has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Maltha is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team and Centre for Performance program.  She is currently a grade 9 student at Acadia Junior High.

Past basketball recipients of this award include...
  • Claire Signatovich
  • Niyah Becker
  • Raizel Guinto
  • Jordan Tully
  • Robyn Boulanger
  • Kerilynn MacLennan
  • Atoosa Jalayeri
  • Jasmine Ibrahim
  • Sara Ibrahim
  • Kerri Kuzbyt
  • Emily Potter
  • Brittany Wiebe
  • Danielle Baril
  • Adele Baril
  • Morgan Cross
  • Danielle DeGagne
  • Krystal Schouten

In partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba, Sport Manitoba provides a monthly grant of $500 to a female athlete, team, official or volunteer to assist them in enhancing their women in sport career.



Full Name: Maltha Uwambajimana
Image result for claire signatovich basketballTeam Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 3 years.
School: Acadia Junior High
Basketball Club: Center of Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry - Golden State
Summer Goals: To become a better ball handler.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making the Centre for Performance Team and the Provincial Team.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Darren and Jodi Sampson.
Basketball Aspirations: Play University basketball.
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach.

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