Sports

Pakistan Youth Development and Life Skills Through Sports

Project Id: 
Pakistan-teachertraining
Summary: 

This project trained 20 sports coaches from different areas of the Swat District.  These coaches were jointly identified with the local government District Sports Officer, and represent a number of different sports (Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Hockey etc).  The coaches were trained in youth leadership and development through sports activities. Once they were trained, each coach was to give a month long training program to their teams of youth players, covering aspects of youth leadership and development, including communications and perception, competition, collaboration and negotiation, conflict analysis, managing emotions, reconciliation, trust, and forgiveness, mediation, and consensus-building.

This project trained 20 sports coaches from different areas of the Swat District.  These coaches were jointly identified with the local government District Sports Officer, and represent a number of different sports (Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Hockey etc).  The coaches were trained in youth leadership and development through sports activities.

Start Date: 
Sun, 01/31/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Sun, 05/30/2010 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
320
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Social Revitalization for Displaced Children in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Project Id: 
Pakistan-IDPsocial
Summary: 

As a result of increasing militant activity in May 2009, the Pakistan army commenced military operations in Buner, Lower Dir, and Swat Valley. The majority of the local population began emigrating to Mardan and Swabi in order to avoid the conflict. By the end of May, the number of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) had swelled to just over three million; many of whom fled their homes without money or other resources.

As a result of increasing militant activity in May 2009, the Pakistan army commenced military operations in Buner, Lower Dir, and Swat Valley. The majority of the local population began emigrating to Mardan and Swabi in order to avoid the conflict.

Start Date: 
Mon, 05/31/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Mon, 08/30/2010 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
1798 IDP children, 31 community facilitators, 241 IDP mothers (for nutritional training)
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Generation Amazing: Youth Development through Football in Pakistan

Project Id: 
Pakistan-GenAmazing
Summary: 
ROTA has always believed that sports are an excellent platform to promote confidence-building, and personal and social development. Building on the excitement of the 2010 World Cup, ROTA and Mercy Corp developed a leadership program using football as the mechanism for delivering the initiative.

ROTA has always believed that sports are an excellent platform to promote confidence-building, and personal and social development. Building on the excitement of the 2010 World Cup, ROTA and Mercy Corp developed a leadership program using football as the mechanism for delivering the initiative.

Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
3000
Sponsors: 
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Improving Access and Quality of Education for Returned IDP Children Affected by the Floods in Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

Project Id: 
Pakistan-IDPs-Children
Summary: 
This project focused on ensuring the continuation of education by the affected children by constructing and rehabilitating schools, building capacity for teachers and Parent Teacher Councils (PTC), and using sports and activities to build leadership skills in the children.

In the last few years, Pakistan has run into one humanitarian crisis after another: the 2005 earthquake in North West Frontier Province, Azad Jumma and Kashmir, human internal displacement in the aftermath of military operation in Swat and other tribal regions against the Taliban in 2009, and more recently,  intense floods have hit the country.  ROTA has reacted almost immediately to increase access to

Start Date: 
Thu, 10/14/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Thu, 09/13/2012 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
11,044 children, 200 teachers and 336 PTC members
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Generation Amazing: Youth Development through Football in Nepal

Project Id: 
Nepal-Gen-Amazing
Summary: 
Increasing opportunities for disadvantaged youth in Nepal to participate in football by improving access to facilities and training; harnessing the power of football to mobilize, educate, and address critical social issues by implementing awareness-raising activities in conjunction with football programming

Project Facts: 
 

Implementing Period:           March- December 2010

 

Project Partner:                     Mercy Corps

 

Objectives:

Start Date: 
Sun, 02/28/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Thu, 12/30/2010 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
~2500 students
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