Football to address fatherlessness in South Africa

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A Wave Of Good Tiding For Inmates

16-21 years old, in Kenya
Map of A Wave of good tiding for inmates lives of the inmates has been changed as now they are able to get free shoes. This is in addition to other reforms, that have been seen inmates' families allowed to visit during prison open Days, the prison is being to transformed gradually into family-friendly institutions. The latest is the growning glory for inmates, near 7000 of whom were paroled by president Kibaki The pardon saw the president sign an order for the release of 3,050 petty offenders 2,828 for first time so the can go back and unite with their family members. Read more.
Related to project keywords: offenders, inmates, release, prison, visit


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of TALENTS There are alot of talents withing the slum of kibera. for instance there football players singers dancers actors & actresses hockey player.Most of these talents always go to of the most popular organization that has helped many slum youth to realize and use the talent in the slum is foundation of hope which had been moving around getting youth who are talented and helping them nature their talents.Most actors in the kenyan film field has passed through FOH.Most clubs in the kenya premier league came to FOH and pick some of the youths from the oranisation. Read more.
Related to project keywords: player, pick, field, go, youth

Development Can Be Ensured Through Partnership And Collaboration

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of DEVELOPMENT CAN BE ENSURED THROUGH PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION MAANISHA has led the way to ensure that development in our community is on course. MAANISHA directs its focus on HIV/AIDS affecect people in terms of supporting them to retrace the pathway of hope in their lives. Programme that are in this regard a new leaf find the collaboratiive partnership furding and capacity building. Such community changing support has great transformed kakamega north. by Joyce (Votureer children officer). Read more.
Related to project keywords: partnership, focus, development, support, programme

Mahanaim Bible College

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nbi, Kenya
Map of Mahanaim bible college We have this college called Mahanain bible college which was instituted around five year ago.The college was put up with pastors from abroad with the partnership of kenyan pastors. The college does not cater for pastors only, they offer leadership training for child administrators,theology for youth etc. The college also is with partnership with other bible colleges around the global. Read more.
Related to project keywords: partnership, leadership, youth, called, training


By a male, under 16 years old, in Trans-nzoia East, Kenya
Map of FOOTBALL As i was telling my life in the crowd that i want to be a professional player in the world.One of the coach called Jeremy told me that he will take me to his Academy school of football.I was supported by the organisation to reach at Naivasha where i joined the academy football training at six month and know iam waiting to be called to Brazil to play under 16 football club that is in Brazil I have dreaming to join the club at brazil next year februaly up to october. Read more.
Related to project keywords: player, academy, called, football, training

Youth Investment

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Youth investment Investing in youth today will bring about a green revolution in Africa and Kenya in particular The focus of the mission in the forum field in Kakamega's at half Hotel. There are more young people in Africa than ever before-over-two-thirds of the continents one billion People are under 30. This shows the immense opportunity of investing in the youth to have green revolution. Read more.
Related to project keywords: focus, field, young, youth, africa

Enhancing Youth Talents

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Ruiru, Kenya
Map of ENHANCING YOUTH TALENTS Many crimes in our society are being performed by young people. With formation of an organisation that did help the youth to improve their football talents. A lot of youth in their areas join their organisation where they nature talents. This has even seen some of the players earn their chances to play in international clubs and get a good pay. With such organisation the crime in our society have really declined and instead good ideas have developed. Read more.
Related to project keywords: players, young, youth, football, seen

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Project Leader

Ben Marais

AIS SA Director
Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa

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Map of Football to address fatherlessness in South Africa