Local partner

Local partner is the SOS Programme in Huancayo which consists of different interventions aiming at providing care for children and youth that have lost parental care.

The overall objective of the project and its series of activities is to strengthen social skills of children, youth and families, which have a direct influence on psychosocial integration. Sports and recreational activities are a crucial part of said activities, as they foster self-confidence of individuals, teamwork and contribute to building a sense of belonging.

Furthermore, the project seeks to create a deeper change within the community and tackle unequal gender relations and domestic violence by using the power of sports.

The sports activities, specific sessions as well as the sports tournaments, will focus on the disciplines Volleyball, Football, Handball, Basketball, Gymkhana and Taekwondo.