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Deeply rooted in skate culture, Make Life Skate Life (MLSL) seeks to nurture grassroots skate communities. Since 2013, we have developed community skatepark projects in India, Bolivia, Jordan, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Nepal, Morocco, Iraq and Brazil that have impacted the lives of thousands. Together with local communities, we build safe, accessible, free-of-charge skateparks. After construction of skateparks, we help with the implementation of skate programs that aim to include females, disadvantaged and refugee youth, and use skateboarding as a tool for teaching cross-cultural communication, creative self expression and resilience to underserved youth populations. The goal is that our local partners take full ownership and independently run the projects in the long-term while acquiring enough skills to lead their next projects.
The organization was established as a result of a spontaneous initiative and willingness to help the those people who are in need, who suffered from military actions in Ukraine. Our mission is the permanent and balanced integration of Ukraine with the European Union through the implementation of current tasks and long-term activities in the form of, among others: - Humanitarian actions - Social projects - International cooperation
SHORT: Habbekrats exists for all youth and those whose living conditions is characterized by structural disadvantages or deprivation in particular. Habbekrat's mission is to increase their participation, enlarge their resilience and lift mechanisms of subordination which they encouter. LONG: Habbekrats exists for all youth and those whose living conditions is characterized by structural disadvantages or deprivation in particular. When we say all youth, we mean it. Youngster at Habbekrats have very different backgrounds. Habbekrats unites them under the believe that the YOUTH IS DOING WELL. As evidence has Habbekrats eleven youth houses where a total of 2500 young people meet per year. In every house there are originally decorated rooms where you can be astonished at small and large things in live. Where you can experience things. Additionally Habbekrats organizes camps, more than 80 days per year, for children and young people. Not just ordinary camps but real adventures in which young people excel as heroes. To top it off Habbekrats also provides assistance to young people. We connect them with each other and with society. To the benefit of us all. But we also provide rapid assistance to young people in need. Here and now. In short. Habbekrats is a professional youth service which strongly believes in her youth and her goal. A friend of all young people and a partner for youth welfare.
To offer low threshold and adapted sports & movement activities to children, youth and adults with a physical disability and their family. Some examples : holiday camps, adapted fitness, wheelchair basketball for youngsters, initiation to sports. Vision : "A financial situation should not limit the possibiltiy to exercise and play sports." Marc Herremans - Founder To Walk Again
Younited Belgium, that's 28 Younited teams who believe in the power of football and the power of people. They offer experts in daily survival a home in their football team. Our players and supporters are experts in daily survival. They struggle with vulnerability on different domains like housing, mental health, wellbeing, poverty or addiction. We resolutely choose to start from the power that people have in them, instead of naming them with the problems that they have to deal with. Whether it's the warmth of the dressing room, or the adrenaline on the pitch, the rush of victory or the sadness in defeat: at Younited Belgium, we share both joys and sorrows. Our players find in their team more than just teammates, they also find a home.
The association's goal, without making any profit, is to improve the quality of life and social development of underprivileged children with sport and entertainment. We want to put these underprivileged groups on the agenda and support the tutors that work with them.
The motto of Sailabilty Vlaanderen vzw (Sailability) is "Iedereen moet kunnen zeilen"(Everybody should be able to sail) INTRODUCTION In simple terms the objectives of Sailability are to promote the benefits of sailing to people with mental and physical handicaps. This extends to everyone regardless of age, class, gender, ethnicity and physical status including the disadvantaged and those who cannot contribute financially. These latter we will support and will not allow to be excluded on financial grounds. We also welcome able bodied members (usually family members) to encourage and reinforce the integration of disabled people into mainstream activities and society. LOCATIONS We intend to ensure this activity is available in at least one location in each of the five Provinces of Flanders by 2020 and that there are at least 100 active disabled sailors across the Region. Sailability is located at Mol in Antwerp. Disabled sailing in three other locations (Brugges - West Flanders, Vilvoorde - Flemish Brabant, and Gent - East Flanders) will operate in co-operation with regular sailing clubs based at those locations. ROLE OF SAILABILITY IN NEW LOCATIONS Sailability reviews the suitability of the locations and advises on adaptions that might be necessary to ensure accessibility and safety. It will also loan boats and equipment (lifts/trailers) as required. In addition experienced members will train and assist the host clubs. FLEET Our fleet will be 10 boats by March 2016. We expect to be sourcing at least one to two boats each year to support increases in our activities. If resources permit, additional books will be acquired. We will continue to identify and acquire boats that are adapted for disabled people being very stable and unsinkable. ACTIVITIES To date our activities have focused on recreational sailing and to a much lesser degree on competition sailing. Recreational: The recreational sailing will grow mainly at the new locations we have identified and others we are looking into. Competition: More effort will be put into participating in national and international competitions. We will also be expanding National contests based on our work running the Flanders' Sailability Cup contests in 2014 and 2015. In these years we have welcomed participants from France, Switzerland, Australia and the Netherlands. We have also taken part in competitions in France and the UK. Rehabilitation: Further into our 2020 Strategic Vision Plan we will start with rehabilitation sailing activities together with Rehabilitation organisations and institutions. Introduction to Sailing: We will continue to offer initiation/introductory sessions to other organisations which support or look after disabled people TRAINING: We will continue to train the sailing monitors and volunteers; we are also going to start a training program to encourage as many G-sailors as possible to have the confidence and ability to sail independently. SHARING ASSETS: We will continue to work with other organisations which encourage disabled people to engage in sports and activities; we will allow them to use our boats to maximize their utilization. GOVERNANCE: Sailability will continue to be managed by a Board of Directors which meets about once a month. It consists of a: - - Chairman, - Vice-Chairman, - Sailing Manager, - Secretary, - Treasurer, Communications and Public Relations Officer, - Competitions Officer. Other members managing special projects attend board meetings as appropriate. A Strategic plan was drawn up for the period 2015-2020.
PLAY International is a charity founded in 1999 on a conviction: sport is a source of solutions to our societal challenges. Its mission is to cocreate and implement education and inclusion projects for children and youth in vulnerable situations, using sport and sport games as educational tools. The NGO works in particular on issues such as access to and retention in school, gender equalitý, community reconciliation, health prevention, environmental education, living together, changing the way we look at disability... Since its creation, it has implemented educational and humanitarian projects, in France and internationally in 20 countries, for the benefit of nearly one million children.
Women Win's vision is that of a world in which every adolescent girl and young woman fully exercises her rights. Our mission is to advance the playing field that empowers girls through sport and play. Women Win is the global leader in girls and women's empowerment through sport. We leverage the power of play to help adolescent girls and young women build leadership skills and become better equipped to exercise their rights. Since 2007, we have impacted the lives of 2,822,400 adolescent girls and young women directly and indirectly in over 100 countries. This is possible thanks to collaborations with a wide variety of grassroots women's organisations, companies, development organisations, sports bodies and government agencies. Women Win currently supports initiatives in Asia, Africa, Middle East, North and South America. Our work is focused on empowering girls and young women through sport, emphasising the prevention of gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and economic empowerment. In practice this involves developing high quality specialised tools and curricula; delivering training and capacity building workshops; monitoring and evaluation tools and systems development; and providing strategic and programmatic support. Women Win invests in and manages a diverse portfolio of global partners with approximately 1.5 million euros of direct funding granted annually.
1. To act as a leading organisation and a global voice for the rights of those who face discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 2. To work towards achieving equality, freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people through advocacy, collaborative actions, and by educating and informing relevant international and regional institutions as well as governments, media and civil society. 3. To empower our members and other human rights organisations in promoting and protecting human rights, irrespective of people's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics and to facilitate cooperation and solidarity among ILGA regions and members. 4. To promote the diversity and strengths of persons of diverse SOGIESC around the world.