A 3 days workshop of coaches participating in the Double Club program was conducted in Kiambiu slums. The workshop focused on teaching techniques and tactics of basic football as well combination of Science, Technology, English, and Mathematics (STEM). The coaches were trained on simple but powerful football drills that suit their age categories of players which included: shooting, passing, dribbling and scoring. Additionally, coaches were trained on goalkeeping techniques and how to generally handle youth players on matters on and off the field.
Each day there was a session on Double Club, the combination of football and education. Coaches were taught how to use football and instill education and literacy aspects to their respective football trainings using double club manuals, booklets that address football, education and literacy. All the participating coaches were awarded with certificates as a confirmation to certifying them as Double club coaches.
Jan 27, 2020
Why i like this program
By Enouce Ndeche - Principle
16 years old John has been a true community football role model both on and off the football pitch. As a footballer who plays for Majengo football club that features in the nationwide football league, a second tier league, his character, leadership and captaincy skills have been exemplary of great inspiration to his fellow teammates and the community around. John has been so passionate in show corruption red program that teaches integrity and leadership skills through football based manual, and as a coach he balances well his time of going for program implementation and for football practice with his team.
"Footbal is really in my blood and i like visiting schools and community centres within my community,teaching children integrity and leadership skills through my sport."Said John.
Dec 17, 2019
Inclusion Lives Here
By Nancy Waweru - Principle
Monica with her Grandmother
18 year old Monica joined by her grandmother was amongst the last batch of 2019 Employment and Entrepreneurship participants that graduated early in the month of December. Monica who has (moderate) intellectual developmental disability was enrolled at Nile Road special school at the age of 10 years and participated in VAP’s football based life skills programs which she graduated and later on enrolled into Employment+Entrepreneurship project focusing on Catering+ Pastry course. “Am happy to see my granddaughter completing her course and ready for job opportunity and work just like any other person.” Said Monica’s grandmother.
Teaming Up For Good
A one day interactive session on sexual reproductive health and presentations of re-usable sanitary towels for girls participating in the Goal project and Skillz league was conducted by Huru international and staff from local standard chartered bank. The bank’s staff and girls engaged into one-on-one mentorship talks with girls opening up and discussing freely on their life challenges and experiences.Additional lessons covered included financial topics: savings, budgeting and banking amongst others. Participating girls were handed sanitary pads, bar soaps and under wears courtesy of Huru international.