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Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria

by Timeout for Africa Education and Sports Foundation
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Basketball Clinic for 500 school kids in Nigeria
Action on the court.
Action on the court.

Thank you for your generous donation in support of the TimeOut4Africa Education and Sports Foundation. We have good news to share with you! 

In January during the clinic week, We identified about 40 school boys of the ages between 9 - 12 years, to join our juniors elite team. These kids meet once a month with local coaches and some few volunteer parents to work on both life and basketball skills. We are happy to inform everyone the we see tremendous improvement  on and off the basketball courts. During the month of September 2019, we ran clinics and matches for the kids and at the end selected the best 32 players from 4 Basketball courts around Minna, forming 4 teams of 8 players each. These players competed in the 2 weeks Citywide  championship.

We are also very happy to inform everyone that our student athlete Gideon, from our program  in New Mexico, USA attending junior college has completed his first year. He is doing very well in his school work and also performance very well with the school basketball team.

Thanks again for helping us extend our work to reach more kids this year. You are helping us to change the lives of children and families. Please stay connected with Timeout4africa on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Please share our work with friends and continue to support us. Please visit out website to donate and to learn about upcoming projects.

 

Best sportsmanship student.
Best sportsmanship student.
One of our participating teams
One of our participating teams
Our  tournament  winners
Our tournament winners
Some luck participants enjoying there shoes.
Some luck participants enjoying there shoes.
Great turn out by the community.
Great turn out by the community.
Game action.
Game action.
Renovated Court at the youth center.
Renovated Court at the youth center.

Hello Donors,

Thank you for your donations that have been helpful in the implementation of ongoing projects in Africa. This update is to inform you of another completed project at Habib Shuaibu Youth center in Minna, Nigeria. We have completed a renovation of the youth center basketball court. The renovation included the installation of the refurbished basketball posts, new rims and backboards, and total resurfacing of the floor.

It was a great day in June 2019, when the court grounds was presented to the Cordinator at the youth center. A match was played amongst the school kids in the area. A few parents where also present to witness the occasion.  

Around 10 Workers, 30 students,10 volunteers were involved in this project, lending time and labor over the past 2 months. Approximately 300 students and adults will benefit recreationally from the renovated basketball court.

Mr Mohammed the Coordinator at the Youth center in  Minna, extended a special thank you to TimeOut4Africa Education and Support  Foundation for renovating the centers basketball facility.  He also informed us that neighborhood kids and parents are also benefiting from the court restoration.

We will keep you posted on future projects and the impact of your donations. Please continue to support us at www.timeout4africa.com

Please stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter at Time Out 4Africa and share with friends.

Work in progress.
Work in progress.
Kids playing at the completed court.
Kids playing at the completed court.
Group picture of kids and Timeout4Africa staff.
Group picture of kids and Timeout4Africa staff.
Some parents at the court opening.
Some parents at the court opening.
Coach Chiedozie with one of our winners
Coach Chiedozie with one of our winners

Hello Donors,

Timeout4Africa Foundation continues to spread its mission all over Nigeria. In March our team made it all the way to Enugu in Eastern Nigeria. We partnered with Coach Chidozie and his team at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium grounds for our " Growing the Game" series with 100 school kids.  Our team presented Coach Chidozie with 100 T shirts,  4 basketballs, and  10 pairs of basketball shoes for the 2 day Clinic, The clinic was an instructional clinic where kids were taught life skills and fundamental basketball skills. The students were encouraged to be good citizens and stay in school, and to practice the spirit of sportsmanship when they are playing sports.

One of our student athlete Ugo was very trilled to have been selected as one of the Elite campers. He received a pair of basketball shoes and a school bag. He thanked the sponsors and coaches a great event and promised to do well in school and still make time to play basketball.

Thank you again for helping us extend our work to reach more kids this year. You are helping us to change the lives of children and families. Please stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our website at TimeOut4Africa.com.  Please share our work with friends and continue to support us.

Visit www.timeout4africa.com to donate and to learn about upcoming projects.  Please support our Fundraiser campaign in the months to come,  We will be competing on the bonus day, September  2019, where all donations will be matched at 30% until the bonus money runs out. 

Participants at the clinic.
Participants at the clinic.
Kids learning the fundamentals
Kids learning the fundamentals
More coaching ! The kids learning how to shot
More coaching ! The kids learning how to shot
More winners .
More winners .
Kids listening to some advice from Coaches
Kids listening to some advice from Coaches
Volunteers Coaches on head to teach the kids
Volunteers Coaches on head to teach the kids
Wearing up is alway a way to get lose.
Wearing up is alway a way to get lose.
Over 450 Kids at the clinic grand finale.
Over 450 Kids at the clinic grand finale.

Your Donation in action.

Thank you for your generous donation in support of the Timeout4Africa Foundation.

This year, our basketball clinic was extended to an entire week of activities again.  We had over 500 kids and 15 secondary schools compete and attend the educational clinic throughout the week. Over 450 kids participated in the grand finale and award presentation ceremony. Participants learn the basics skills of basketball and were encouraged to stay in school and be good citizens. All attendees received a TimeOut4Africa drawstring bag with school supplies. Competitions included interschool competition, free throw contest, 3 on 3 contests and 3 pointers. All winners received game jerseys, basketball sneakers, and basketballs. Trophies were awarded to the most improved player, most valuable player, and the winning secondary school. Additionally, over 300 Time Out 4Africa t-shirts were shared with parents, teachers, and community spectators.

Thanks again for helping us extend our work to reach more kids this year. You are helping us to change the lives of children and families. Don't forget to support us with a small tax deductible donation during the year as we compete for award and prizes during year .Please stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, @Timeout4Africa. Please share our work with friends and continue to support us. Visit www.timeout4africa.com to donate and to learn about upcoming projects. . 

Kids and our Ms Ebere, learning the basics
Kids and our Ms Ebere, learning the basics
Some of the older kids in action.
Some of the older kids in action.
Winners of the 3 and 3 contest. Seniors
Winners of the 3 and 3 contest. Seniors
Must valuable player at the clinic week.
Must valuable player at the clinic week.
A parent with her child at the camp
A parent with her child at the camp
Learning the game continues.
Learning the game continues.

Timeout4Africa Foundation continues to spread its mission all over Nigeria. In October our team made it all the way to Jos for a two day instructional clinic. We partnered with Bishop Kwash and his team at Zambiri school grounds in Nyango Chwel. Jos  for our " Growing the Game" series with 50 school kids.  Our team presented the team  with 120 T-shirts,  4 basketballs, and 10 pairs of basketball shoes.  The clinic was an instructional clinic where kids were taught life skills and  fundamental basketball skills. Our project leader Mrs Briggs was also on hand to make sure the kids were well taken care of and feed lunch each of the clinic days. The students were encouraged to be good citizens and stay in school, and to practice the spirit of sportsmanship when they are playing sports.

The Patron of the school Mrs Kwashi was very appreciative and also individually take the members of our team for making the 7 hour drive from Minna to organize the clinic.

Thank you again for helping us extend our work to reach more kids this year. You are helping us to change the lives of children and families. Please stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, @Timeout4Africa and on our website at TimeOut4Africa.com.  Please share our work with friends and continue to support us.

Visit www.timeout4africa.com to donate and to learn about upcoming projects.  Please support our end of year Fundraiser campaign in the month of December. We will be competing for bonuses and prices. Thank you. 

The clinic participants.
The clinic participants.
The community welcomes our team .
The community welcomes our team .
Kids in action during the clinic.
Kids in action during the clinic.
Camp gear before distribution.
Camp gear before distribution.
Elite students and there prizes
Elite students and there prizes
 

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Timeout for Africa Education and Sports Foundation

Location: Minna, Niger State - Nigeria
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @timeout4africa
Project Leader:
Jonathan Kolo
Minna, Nigeria
$101,265 raised of $250,000 goal
 
1,284 donations
$148,735 to go
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