HODI plans to set up the Peace Center to transform young warriours to soldiers of peace, also provide a safe space for girls forced into child marraiges.
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 warriours learn how to shoot to score goals instead of killing. The poject will help provide safe space for training young peace ambassadors for peaceful coexistince 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.
Total Funding Received to Date: $6,428
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $36,372
Total Funding Goal: $42,800