SCHOOL WITH SPORT IN ERITREA
The “School With Sport“ projects aims at improving the health and education of children in needy countries. Children and young people, who live in villages far away from school, should be facilitated the access to education and reintegration into the school system in an attempt to lower the school drop-out rates.
The project is sponsored by the Italian Government.
The first initiative under this project war realized in 2010 in Eritrea. 700 bicycles were donated to the students of the St. Francis School in Massawa.
THE PROJECT ALSO IN CAMBODIA
In 2012 the project was expanded by intervening in four different areas:
1. In Kompong Thom the projects will consist of structural interventions (sport fields) with all related activities in order to give substance, structure and continuity to the project (i.e. donation of technical sport material and organization of sport competitions).
2. In Pailin, taking into consideration the need of the territory, it was decided to essentially replicate the project “School with sport” of ‘Eritrea with the donation of 380/400 bikes together with the offer of a course for installation and maintenance of bicycle (“keep your bike in shape”).
3. In Takeo, laying ca. 80 km from Phnom Penh, the project consists of the construction of a gym with playing fields to allow students to practice sports regularly. Even in this case the importance of the combination study and sports remains the guiding principle.
4. In Phnom Penh, sportswear was donated to the children of the Boeung Tumpun district, the poorest and most deprived in the capital, and to the children of the SFODA Orphanage