Giving the basic kits helps to engage youngsters in team sports, fostering teamwork, releasing endorphins…and teaching young people important life lessons about hard work, dedication and relying on others…. Is one of the core foundations Kits for the World look for in partner projects.
WHY DONATE FOOTBALL BOOTS AND KITS AND BALLS
Poor health poses a major challenge to socio-economic development. The projects we support to address these challenges by offering a range of services including health awareness programmes for young people as well as a referral system to nearby health facilities. Some of the Key objectives they tackle range of issues from HIV prevention, education, environment, gender, health, social integration and youth leadership targeting poor and marginalised young people.
AN EXAMPLE OF WHERE WE SEND A FOOTBALL KIT DONATION
WKU has been a leader in providing young people sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) including HIV prevention, treatment, and support since its inception in 2005.
They use football as a magnet with their‘On the Ball ’ teaching life skills and other school/community based activities are used as an entry point to engage adolescents.
Once in the On the Ball Each adolescent is directed to the WKU Health Academy/Football For Hope Centre for CSI assessment which enables WKU to develop an individualised care plan (ICP). Each adolescent is then directed to the appropriate programme or services based on their individual needs and the ICP is evaluated on an on-going basis.
Three pillars of services offering programmes based on the individualised care plan which coverers … click below to see what the three pillars are…
“NOTHING BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER LIKE FOOTBALL. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE OF CHILDREN. A FOOTBALL BRINGS TOGETHER A COLLECTIVE. YET PROVIDING FOOTBALL KIT AND BOOTS TO PLAY IN HAS SUCH A POSITIVE EMPOWERING EFFECT ON EACH CHILD. SOMETHING SO SMALL BUILDS CONFIDENCE AND CREATES A SENSE OF BELONGING WITHIN EACH CHILD. YOUR KIND DONATIONS INFLUENCE OUR CHILDREN ABOVE AND BEYOND WHAT WE COULD EVER HOPE FOR. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING WHIZZKIDS UNITED TO BUILD AND DEVELOP DISADVANTAGED AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN GHANA”.
DONATE FOOTBALL BOOTS AND KITS TO HELP VULNERABLE YOUTH
EMPOWER GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN
Empowering girls and young women by helping to strengthen their self-esteem and social status in the community.
Using the power of sport to help address gender inequality and violence against women and girls. Young people, both male and female, take part in weekly football sessions to learn about gender issues and how these affect their communities.
These sessions will help develop young leaders who will be empowered to be a stronger voice on violence against women and girls and other issues.
We look for projects that fully support the ending of all discrimination against women.
It is not only a basic human right, it’s crucial for sustainable future; it’s proven that empowering women and girls helps economic growth and development.
Your kit donation will help projects that has SDG 5 as part of their core development activities.
We look for projects that fully support the goal of health and well-being for all.
Good health is essential to sustainable development. It takes into account widening economic and social inequalities, rapid urbanisation.
Your kit donation will help projects that has SDG 3 as part of their core development activities.
We look for projects that fully support the goal of quality education for all.
Children from the poorest households are up to four times more likely to be out of school than those of the richest households. Disparities between rural and urban areas also remain high.
Your kit donation will help projects that has SDG 4 as part of their core development activities.
We aim to support SDG 13 by re-using kits good quality kits to all our partners.
Global warming is causing long-lasting changes to our climate system, which has consequences if we do not act.
Your kit donation will help projects that has SDG 13 as part of their core development activities.