SuAnne Big Crow Boys and Girls Club of Pine Ridge


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Impala Club Association

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of IMPALA CLUB ASSOCIATION Impala club is situated in fort Jesus which is found in Kibera slums. The club deals with young people who are interested in sports and therefore many people especially the youth enrolled in the group in various areas of their interest. Some joined football others play rugby and others joined volleyball and netball. many youths from my community joined the club and they have greatly benefited since they (the club) usually participates in various tournaments and this has helped keep the fitness of their bodies. The participating are usually green incentives for their up keep and this has given them the morale participate more in the group. The problem that the group normally experiences is lack of enough balls and many other kits for playing and this made them to be eliminated one time for not having the proper uniform for playing football during the tournament in Kisumu. Read more.
Related to project keywords: fitness, club, young, lack, sports

Naturing Talents

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of NATURING TALENTS The Safaricom foundation has seen how many children have got various telents in them,but here is no one to help them identifyng those talents.That is why it has come out very strong to help such children identify their talents.It has achieved this through hosting different football tournaments for both boys and girls which is commonly known as "sakata".Many youth has been participating in such tournament and some have come out to discovered their talents. Some has become prolynphic footballars,as they have gotten chances to go overseas countries for trials and some have managed to play for other clubs in those overseas countries.This has really changed their lives and at the same time increased their living standard. Read more.
Related to project keywords: boys girls, clubs, youth, come, various

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Project Leader

Allison Villasenor

Pine Ridge, South Dakota United States

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