Health
 Cameroon
Project #2116

Educate 9000 Children through Sport in Africa

by PLAY SOCCER Nonprofit International

Summary

Six national country programs in Africa educate 9000 disadvantaged children, particularly girls, in health, social and soccer skills through fun recreational community based activities.
$50,000
total goal
$49,570
remaining
7
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

PLAY SOCCER: Cameroon, Ghana, Malawi, Senegal, South Africa, Zambia engages young children, particularly girls, ages 5-14 to maximize early childhood learning and life time benefits, trains local youth as volunteer instructors, reaches large population segments weekly, year round, and provides a grassroot catalyst for broad long term sustainable socio-economic development.

Solution

Weekly sessions integrate health, social and soccer activities into a holistic curriculum. Local youth train as instructors to develop knowledge, leadership and competency-- international cultural exchange through country program networks.

Long-Term Impact

Will serve 25,000 children year round by 2010, educating children and youth in life skills and soccer, encouraging mass participation in sport, building community development up from micro grassroots level with local resources and social enterprise

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.playsoccer-nonprofit.org
Playsoccer Video

Organization Information

PLAY SOCCER Nonprofit International

Location: Princeton, NJ - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.playsoccer-nonprofit.org
PLAY SOCCER Nonprofit International
Project Leader:
Judy McPherson
CEO/Founder
Princeton, NJ United States

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This project is no longer accepting donations.

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