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  • 23 November 2016

    External News

    Maidan | Sport For Development Platform
    23 November 2016

    Maidan is an initiative to bring together, facilitate and encourage ideas and action in the arena of Sport for Development. Driven by Magic Bus, Maidan is an information-sharing platform where individuals and organisations spell out the ways in which the Sport for Development approach is helping the society and its potential as a tool for development.

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  • 15 November 2016

    External News

    CourtVision’s cultural competence | sportanddev.org

    Despite being members of a relatively young field, organisations in the sports for development and peace sector have greatly influenced many areas of healthy youth development. Beyond the benefits of health and fitness, sports programming has proven to be an effective influencer of emotional and social-learning when these objectives are pursued by intentional design.

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  • 24 October 2016

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    Day two of Beyond Sport 2016 | sportanddev.org
    24 October 2016

    The second day of the Beyond Sport Summit started with talks at BT Tower. Participants were given the opportunity to choose between a panel on the vibrant London start-up scene, a talk on the power of networks or a presentation on the intersection of non-profits and social enterprises. Nishal Desai, co-founder of imin, talked about his experiences in the world of startups. It began as an idea for an app that would provide people with a way to find open squash courts in real-time.

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  • 24 October 2016

    External News

    Peace Ball Action Mae Sot Tournament 2016 | sportanddev.org

    Peace Ball Action Thailand was funded by Japanese pro-football player Daiki Higuchi (THAI HONDA FC) on July 2014 in Thailand. Since then, Daiki has collected and donated soccer balls to different locations in Thailand and abroad. Mae Sot, a border town of Myanmar and Northwest Thailand, is a one of the main destination of his work in partnership with NGO Help Without Frontier(HWF) and PlayOnSide.

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  • 24 October 2016

    External News

    Empowering South African girls through surfing | sportanddev.org

    Waves for Change (W4C) is a sport for development organisation that uses surfing and mentoring to promote the wellbeing of local children from disadvantaged communities. The organisation was founded in 2011 with 15 children and two coaches and has since grown to 250 children per week and 18 coaches across three sites. Due to the legacy of apartheid most of these communities have a severe lack of essential services.

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