HODI Peace Center for 1000 children in Marsabit

 
$6,438 $31,362
Raised Remaining

Summary

This project will build the HODI Peace Center in Marsabit County in Northern Kenya, providing over 1000 children armed with guns and hatred for other tribes as a neutral safe space where Football replaces the gun, battle field is replaced by Peace Field, while the Peace Ambassadors replace fierce warriors.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

There are currently more than 3000 families diplaced by the ongoing clashes with the recent deaths increasing. The youths are used and misused to keep the clashes from never coming to the envisaged end. The project will benefit over 1000 children armed with guns and hatred for other tribes as a neutral safe space where Football replaces the gun, battle field is replaced by Peace Field, while the Peace Ambassadors replace fierce warriors. Also a safe space for young girls rescued from marriages.

How will this project solve this problem?

HODI Provides training in football skills helping warriors learn how to shoot to score goals instead of killing. The project will help provide safe space for training young peace ambassadors for peaceful coexistence and safe space for rescued girls.

Potential Long Term Impact

The Project will transform through football for peace 800 young warriours to peace ambassadors helping the communities in the marsabit coexist peacefully. While 200 champion girls will be rescued from forced marriages and provided with education and life skills training.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $6,438

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $6,438 .  The original project funding goal was $37,800.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan

Marsabit, Marsabit Kenya

Where is this project located?

Map of HODI Peace Center for 1000 children in Marsabit
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