Under the umbrella of the Sport for Development and Peace initiative Save the Dream, Qatar Fund for Development, and Qatar Charity launched the first phase of “Saving Children’s Dreams in Somalia through Sport.” – Somalia

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Garowe/Somalia,

Jointly with Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Qatar Charity, Save the Dream has started today the first field activity of the project “Saving Children’s Dreams in Somalia through Sport”. This program falls under the umbrella of the Sport for Development and Peace initiative, which seeks to highlight sport as an effective tool for building societies, empowering and inspiring children and youth in less developed countries,
Developed with the institutional support of UNESCO and primarily implemented in the city of Garowe, State of Puntland, the project aims to promote peace and reconciliation in Somalia through empowering youth and creating opportunities for vulnerable groups.

As part of this first phase of the project’s implementation, partners kicked-off a “Train the Trainer (TTT)” programme which will lead to the delivery of capacity building activities on Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) for the benefit of local schools, NGOs, community and social centers, sport coaches, educators, role models, youth leaders, and volunteers.

While aiming at strengthening local capacities, the project will make full use of international best practices and the knowledge developed by Qatari organizations, including but not limited to Aspire Academy.

The project comes within the framework of the SDP initiative established by Qatar Charity and QFFD and as a contribution to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which recognizes sport as an essential enabler of sustainable development.

The opening ceremony was attended by a number of senior representatives of Qatar Charity, QFFD, Save the Dream, UNESCO, the Mayor of Garowe, Mr. Abdilkadir Mohamed Geedi, and Suad Galow, founder of Somali Women Foundation.

The training will also include field activities and the organization of Sport Clinics inside internally displaced people (IDPs) camps, schools, sport facilities, and the Garowe City Stadium in…

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