TIMEOUT 4 AFRICA will help the Minna community build partnerships with families, schools, and volunteers to help underprivileged children reach academic and athletic success. By providing school supplies and hosting basketball clinics and tournaments, children will be encouraged to become model citizens and stay in school. Promoting a positive recreational outlet provides a platform which encourages youth to take charge of their future and become positive contributing members of society
Sports has the power to change the world. And if you are a girl living in poverty in Argentina you need a lot of life skills to be able to deal with your current situation and create a better future. Many girls in Rosario are at risks due to drug dealers gangs, criminality and gender violence. But trough hockey girls can create a support network that allows them to stay at school, avoid criminality, addictions and have a healthy life style. All this at the same time they are having fun!
Successive Israeli attacks on Gaza have traumatized children and caused psychological problems. Physical activity improves mental and physical health. The Big Ride is teaming up with MECA to raise funds for a new sports program in Gaza schools.
CREA's "It's My Body!" campaign will inform 200 adolescent girls in India about their sexual and reproductive health and rights through the medium of sports. Trainings in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Jharkhand will build the leadership capacities of these girls, enhancing their physical well-being, independence, and self-esteem. This project will ultimately embolden these young girls to affirm their sexual rights so as to address the issues of child marriage and son preference.