Sport, a key tool for integration and socialization among East Timorese youth

  • Countries and dates:

    Timor Leste, 2008 to 2014

  • Target group:

    1,400 children and young people in difficult circumstances (homeless, gang members etc.)

  • Impact:

    Around 3,700 people reached (families, schools and communities)

  • Project leaders:

    Eight non-governmental organizations (NGO) staffed with more than 30 instructors and managers of youth centres located in disadvantaged areas of the capital, Dili

  • Peace and Sport’s role:

    To help local actors develop their education, integration and socialization through sport projects