Not Just Soccer for Youth/Coaches in Mozambique

by FUNDACAO LURDES MUTOLA

Summary

The Sport Gives Life program in rural three rural Mozambican towns mobilizes 50 coaches and reaches 1,200 children to become Champs and develop the necessary skills on and off the field.
$47,200
total goal
$46,959
remaining
15
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

Children play soccer and other games as entertainment or for leisure. There is a dearth of life-skills education at school and at home. By harnessing the competitive nature of soccer (the biggest sport in Mozambique) and training coaches to create the best possible players and hence the best team, we bring the focus of HIV/AIDS, health and social ills to be part of the player's attitude off the field: the compulsory off-the-field skills of being a star player.

Solution

Lurdes Mutola Foundation trains coaches to take a new approach to their players. Implementing the new "Champ!" manual through trainings, and setting up the organizational-competition model in limited geographic areas for localized impact.

Long-Term Impact

"Sport Gives Life" supplies coaches with the resources to create a winning team with on field skills and Star Players with skills on health and life. The program reaches 1,600 players in 3 towns thru 50 coaches.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.flmutola.org.mz
Foundation's Main Webpage

Organization Information

FUNDACAO LURDES MUTOLA

Location: Maputo - Mozambique
Website: http:/​/​www.flmutola.org.mz
FUNDACAO LURDES MUTOLA
Project Leader:
Maria Mutola
President
Maputo, Maputo Mozambique

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