IMAGE was able to maximize its social impact by combining learning objectives with sports sessions in the conservative rural areas of Rajasthan where disabled people are most severely ostracised.
In Coaches Across Continents worked with 90 communities in 28 countries, developing local community leaders on sport for development skills to positively impact and educate their youth.
In addition, nearly 1. SinceWomen Win has impacted the lives of over 1. Coaches Across Continents[ edit ] Coaches Across Continents is a global leader in the sport for social impact movement.
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation[ edit ] This global organization supports projects through funding, educational training, as well as research and evaluation tools. The curriculum has a grounding in academic research and is based on classical learning theories.
The organisation foster young adults who they call Community Youth Leaders to deliver the programme and to become role models and mentors for the children. Sport is only the tool; the end game is helping girls thrive as they face the most pressing issues of adolescence, including accessing sexual and reproductive health and rights, addressing gender-based violence and achieving economic empowerment.
Subsequently, discriminatory mindsets on disability are challenged as IMAGE members start getting accepted as well-educated, productive, and responsible role models in the isolated communities where the project operates. Raising funds, advocating for play base learning, and building awareness is some of the things the national offices do for Right To Play.
Indiability Foundation[ edit ] The Indiability Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of youth and people with physical disabilities in India. The steps develop respectful relationships and an understanding of how children learn in groups. The programme begins when a child is 7 years old, follows their journey through childhood and aims to create confident young people, ready for jobs or higher education opportunities.
It aims to change attitudes towards women and promote respectful relationships as a way of reducing levels of family, gender-based and domestic violence in both nations. They also connect their projects from around the world to encourage collaboration.
Sporting activities and games are structured into each session to make them fun and appealing to children. IMAGE Indian Mixed Ability Group Eventsa sport for development and social change program, which works towards the social inclusion of disabled people into mainstream Indian society, was set up in IMAGE trains groups of young people with disabilities and their non-disabled counterparts, to drive the program.
Laureus currently supports over projects in around 40 countries. These young people are responsible for delivering sports and games specially designed to carry valuable information such as why education is important, improving sanitation, and explaining how diseases including polio and cholera are spread through open defecation.
The project breaks down barriers between disabled and non-disabled communities through group activities, instills confidence, and allows disabled youth to nurture their inclusion into mainstream society.
Hoops 4 Hope in conjunction with its sister organization Soccer 4 Hope has given 10, children the opportunity to participate in sports.ISDA is an international development agency that harnesses the power of sports to transform the lives of the poorest children in the world by giving them the chance to play games, develop their skills and confidence and live healthier, happier and safer lives.
The maturation of the field of ‘Sport for Development and Peace’ (SDP) is reflected in the growing number of research publications on the topic. This article focuses on a recent review of English-language research publications on SDP from – conducted by Schulenkorf et al.
( Sport for development: an integrated literature review. 'Sport and International Development is a welcome addition to this developing academic area and provides an informative account illustrating the diverse ways sport is used for itnernational development'.
5th International Cape Town Sport and Peace Conference and Expo To continue celebrating the legacy of Nelson Mandela legacy in sports and peace we are excited to welcome you to the following event in Find out about Sport and International Development at University of Brighton, including entry requirements, fees and how to apply.
USAID is the world's premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID's work advances U.S.
national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience.Download