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Here is a nice update from one of our partners in India:

Our sport organization Life Sport Academy helped reaching 25 centres and more with value based teaching and training through sport. We used football, volleyball and cricket to help teach values to kids. Overall we reached over 1500 kids with sport and value development.

As a followup, we will use this base to create deeper relationship with the players, their families and their communities and schools. This will be a long process that will go through for a considerable span of time which will help see deep transformation for the player and beyond.

All of the funds we have spent for the sport equipment during this season has been well worth the investment.

Thank you for serving alongside!

Ball Project is thankful for our partners around the world working faithfully to help children play & working to transform lives of young people & communities over the long term.

We are back home again in the USA & back at work. It was good to go & good to be back.

The trip to Asia was very encouraging.

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In India, it was fun to see kids learning & playing volleyball & cricket.

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In Singapore, we met with a potential partner for Singapore & the region.

In Nepal, we were able to meet with the leadership teams of several partners & were encouraged to hear & see some of their projects.

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It is always valuable to get time with old & new partners to share stories & get updates about what is happening & what is working & what isn’t.

Ball Project is honored to have so many great partners around the world working in their communities to mentor young people & help children play.

 

Here is a short update from one of our partners in Chennai, South India:

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Cricket:

Serving 50 young boys in schools. helping them with professional cricket coaching and life values.

Football:

A central academy that is formed picking players from marginalized communities and giving them the opportunity to develop in sport and in values. Close to 80 young boys from different parts of Chennai benefit from special coaching, equipment and opportunities.

Volleyball:

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A young group of professional players that were picked from different schools that we coach were able to represent our district and province. Also, a team from our organization represented the state championships in Beach Volleyball.

volleyball clinic 3

Basketball:

Coaching at 4 schools for kids who are amateurs.

Basketball is new for this partner, so it is great to see new & more programs being developed.

Ball Project is thankful for all of our partners working in communities around the world to help children play.

Help children play

“Give me a ball and I’ll have a thousand kids chasing after it.” –Solomon, Kenya

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