Football For Mental Well-being

by Youth Initiative Development Programme
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being
Football For Mental Well-being

Summary

YIDP aims to collaborate with individuals, schools and parents to focus on mental health of each child in multi-ethnic football training that promote healthy behavior among the young people in the rural community (both in schools and at home). This project will treat each day as the most critical time of a youth's growth. The program will be offered free to participants, with an aim to establish healthy habits and develop critical life skills through trained coach-mentors and family engagement

$0
total raised
0
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

With a view of Western Kenya, poverty in the rural communities and lack of engaging projects or activities to carryout mental health practices has made thousands of young people depressed, forced to commit suicide or into early marriages, high rate of in discipline and early pregnancies. Consequently, this demographic has no access quality education or basic healthcare, no infrastructure or formal social structures and for the many who have lost family members and no mentors.

Solution

YIDP aim to collaborate with schools, leaders and parents to focus on mental health of each child in multi-ethnic football training that promote healthy behavior among the young people in the rural community (both in schools and at home). With appropriate treatment, care and support, people with mental illness such as depression, anxiety, and stress can lead normal and productive lives. Trained informal care providers such as teachers, community and church leaders, parents, coaches, youth leader

Long-Term Impact

Enhanced retention of vulnerable youth in school. Improved academic performance of children in school. Increased opportunity for participation in sports and talent development and nurturing.Strengthened support system for depression or stress management. Enhanced positive practices among children and youth to improve skills for coping with stressful or depressive situation. Improved academic performance of children in school and reduction of school dropout.

Resources

Organization Information

Youth Initiative Development Programme

Location: Kisumu - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @YIDPKENYA
Youth Initiative Development Programme
Collince Dundo
Project Leader:
Collince Dundo
Kisumu, Kenya

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Kenya or in Physical Health that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.