An estimated 66 million young men and women are currently unemployed. Unemployment erodes confidence and fuels feelings of alienation. Young people just entering the workforce stand on the threshold of finding out who they are and what they can contribute to society. The same applies when it comes to the will and drive to become an entrepreneur.
Throughout the years, several Kenyan non-governmental organizations NGOs and community based organizations CBOs have built valuable experience using sports as a tool to promote development and peace.
All partners use sports and games as a means to stimulate community development in Kenya. While lobbying for the bill, KSDP used strategies such as a stakeholder analysis and mapping, mobilization of grass roots support and media campaigns. By doing so, the power of Sport for Development is further recognized by the Kenyan government and opportunities have been created for financial support of Sport for Development organizations through public means.
Youth leaders can grow into role models in the area of Sport for Development in Surinam. From this position, they can, in the long run, support and strengthen their organizations and other local initiatives. In Surinam, young people have little opportunities to participate in sports and culture activities at community level.
Existing community organizations are confronted with low organizational capacity and static, undemocratic and strongly hierarchical structures. Active citizens respect human rights and diversity, participate in decision-making processes that affect their lives and care about the well-being of their communities.
As a coordinator, it has carefully selected and invited sixteen culture and sports organizations and over thirty youth leaders to participate in that programme. The strength of the programme is that the young people commit themselves to a long-term process that gives them the opportunity to work at themselves and their organizations.
Mutual learning Training weekends have formed the basis for the execution of the programme, giving the opportunity to the youth leaders to participate in a variety of training courses.
The combination of sports and culture is appreciated by youth leaders from both sides, expressing that this is an incentive for mutual learning.
The programme focuses on the mutual exchange of innovative knowledge and perspectives. In Sport Leaders International, the common challenge is to work towards a safe and secure neighbourhood by using sports as a tool.
Agents of change from Kenya and the Netherlands have been brought together to exchange perspectives and methods. Ina group of Dutch community sports leaders and sports teachers visited Kenya to participate in a training course about sports and peace or conflict resolution.
Seeds of Peace Africa SOPAa Kenyan organization specialized in using sports as a tool for conflict resolution, facilitated the training of the Dutch participants.
Part of the training was a visit to a nomadic community in north east Kenya, where sport is used as an effective tool for conflict resolution.
Relevant tools Returning from the Kenya trip, the Dutch participants were not only inspired, but also obliged to organize a training course in the Netherlands for their Dutch colleagues. A selection was made of the most interesting and relevant 'Kenyan' tools.
The objective is to teach them as part of the curriculum of Dutch sports institutes and to use them at a community level within Dutch municipalities.Jun 11, · The role of the youths towards the nation building First of all we have that the youths are the period between childhood and adulthood.
Secondly, the nation is a country considered as a group of. Through one-on-one talks with Members of Parliament and by appearing in national TV shows, a KSDP working group managed to include several elements in the Kenya Sports Bill that harness the role of Sport for Development in the Kenyan context.
9 SECTION A 1. CHAPTER 1: BACKGROUND & BRIEF LITERATURE REVIEW Background- IYDS concept and brief review of youth development policy and legislative framework of South Africa South Africa is one of the few countries in Africa that have developed and attempted to.
ACADEMIC SUCCESS. At least 20% of YLED’ers have gone on to achieve academic qualifications and have begun to play a role in the economy. Nature & Faune, Volume 28, Issue 1 FAO Regional Office for Africa FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR AFRICA Enhancing natural resources management for food security in Africa Volume 28, Issue 1 African Youth in Agriculture.
Pakistan has important strategic endowments and development potential. The increasing proportion of Pakistan’s youth provides the country with a potential demographic dividend and a challenge to provide adequate services and employment.