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01-Jan-2020


SPORTS DANS LA VILLE:

CENTER "BUT EN OR"

Man and woman touching hands, with Sport dans la Ville and BIC Corporate Foundation logos

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

 

NGO Name: Sports Dans La Ville

Pillar: Fight Against School Dropout

Location: France

Funding Period: 2018-2020

 

THE CHALLENGE

Sports Dans La Ville strives to create equal opportunity for youth through sports and job training as a means of helping adolescents and young adults thrive in the face of obstacles including unemployment, poverty difficulties in school.

 

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The "But En Or" program helps underserved youth build confidence and essential skills for success. The project includes:

1.  Construction of sports centers that offer regular training sessions and other activities for children.

2.Complementary activities, including events, discovery trips and winter and summer camps.

3. “L dans la Ville”, which empowers girls by helping them unleash their potential through sports, mentoring, cultural activities and professional development.

4. “Job dans la Ville”, which promotes the training and professional integration of young people ages 14 and older.

 

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

 

“ A few words for “Jobs dans la ville” would be: 'help', 'support' and 'trust'. The program has been helping me a lot.”

 

- Maëva, 21 years old
 

“At first I didn't know anyone but now I have friends. I recommend Sport dans la ville to lots of people because it offers so many opportunities.”

 

- Sarah, 15 years old

 

 

Photograph: ©Sports Dans La Ville