03/05/2017 - 14:31

Two ‘Act for what Matters’ 2016 project-winners sign MOU with Peace and Sport

Peace and Sport is glad to announce its recent partnership with two ‘Act for what Matters’ 2016 project-winners. The Soy Migrante organization, located in Mexico, and Ping Sans Frontières in Kenya are actively using sport as vector for social cohesion, and a tool to foment important values like teamwork and respect.

Mr. Joël Bouzou, Peace and Sport President and Founder: “Peace and Sport is glad to support these two initiatives from two completely different geographical areas. Soy Migrante Organization and Ping Sans Frontières are working towards advancing youth development and social change through sport”.

The international not-for-profit charity organization Ping sans Frontières works to develop table tennis as an educative tool in developing countries. Last week, Sarah Hanffou, former Table Tennis Champion and President of Ping Sans Frontières signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Mr Joël Bouzou. The International Table Tennis Federation is also involved in this partnership.  Soy Migrante organization, for instance, promotes football as a way to reconstruct social tissues that have been affected by migration in Veracruz, Mexico.

 ‘Act for What Matters’ is a yearly call for projects and ideas which support and complement efforts in the development of peace through sport and fit into the vision and Peace and Sport’s Field Program strategy.

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