Promote Children Participation in Kenya

 
$1,400
$7,100
Raised
Remaining
Aug 26, 2011

Memorable Experience!

Children interacting
Children interacting

The journey started on 20th June 2011 from Kitale to Nairobi at 7:24am. We arrived at Kitale town at exactly ten minutes past eight. From there we took Matunda bus to Nairobi. Arriving at Nairobi we went to where we were supposed to stay. The following day morning we went to St Benedict Catholic Church to pick Kampala coach to us to Moshi.There, we take our breakfast in a hotel and then the buses were ready waiting for us. At about 11:40 am we started our journey ending to the border Namanga.We arrived at the border in the evening finding people very congested, we had to lay on the queue for the stamping of the passports and showing of vaccination cards so that we can allowed to enter Tanzania without any doubt. We continued with our journey after finishing the logistics in the border, we had to pass through Arusha Town to reach in Moshi Town. The journey was very long and tiresome especially for us as it was the first time to tour there. It was about 1000km from the Namanga border to Moshi Town. We really enjoyed the journey hence seeing many geographically features on the way. We arrived at Moshi Technical College at around 7:30 pm in the evening finding many participating team being already there. The climate there was cool and warm which was good for all participants up to the end of the tournament. The major key topics taught there was as follows: Leadership and Networking/community participation; Coaching-Laws of the game,Referee,First Aid e.g. injuries prevention and treatment/sport medicines and Kicking Aids out/drugs Other minor topics includes: Conflict resolution, Volunteerism, Youth rights e.g. fairplay/justice/environment/child labour issues and interfaith dialogue. In addition comes the basic values of networking and building of cultural understanding. These thematic areas were focused through daily seminars held during the tournament. All participants attended the seminars. Each session took 1hr 30min starting from 8:00am to 9:30am before the teams go to various fields to play. Every participant who attended the seminars got the certificate in every course attended. Stephen Kiprotich (10 years) ‘I spent Tanzania 1 full week playing football for the East Africa Cup. I was very happy because I saw many things like wild animals e.g. giraffes,antelope,ostrich,baboon,etc I thank the Tysa and Globalgiving for their support to make me step a foreign country Tanzania for my first time in life. Thanks all..

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Children interacting
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Project Leader

Gichuki Francis

Executive Officer
KITALE, Kenya

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