Football for Friendship (F4F) is the International Children’s social programme implemented since 2013. The programme aims at developing youth football and a healthy lifestyle as well as promoting tolerance, open-mindedness and friendship among children from across the globe. The key values of the programme include friendship, equality, fairness, health, peace, devotion, victory, traditions and honour.
Programme is supported by FIFA, UEFA, Olympic and Paralympic Committee, football federations, children’s foundations, hundreds of famous athletes, and thousands of journalists around the globe. The final events of past years were held in London, Lisbon, Berlin, Milan, St. Petersburg. 3,700 participants for all time, 2 billion people around the world know about the programme. Geography of the project expanded from 8 to 211 countries and regions.
Chiparamba Breakthrough Sports Academy has been invited to take a four member delegation including two 12 year olds, one footballer and one Journalist from 8th – 15th June, 2018 and we are proud to accept participation as we believe exposure of this magnitude will create lasting memories and experience for our boys and will eventually aid them in making responsible decisions for their own lives growing up. over and above, this opportunity provides for CBSA to exhibit its work and create new networking platforms for the growth of the organization within Zambia and abroad.
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Following the partnership with National Organization for Women in Sports and Recreation as well as Lifeskills Foundation, Chiparamba Breakthrough Sports Academy is implementing the Localized Goal targeting Girls with Financial Literacy, GBV, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights as well as Sports. The Projects aims at reaching out to a total of 1000 Girls between June and September, 2017 and is implemented by Young women that have been trained under the curriculum.
Lusaka youth and children kick start their most important league, the FIFA Football For Hope Water and Sanitation league also know as WASHE. With number of waterborne diseases increasing in the township, the peer leaders are not taking any chances. Lusaka has recently recorded cases of cholera and the league has started at the right time to educate the communities on how to avoid getting the deadly disease – cholera.
Children’s excitement will certainly create the much needed interest and publicity for the project to make an impact in the short term. This year’s cohort have already been engaged in the use of toilets and washing their hands after. Increased number of tape water buckets have also helped to see more children try out a safe way of cleaning their hands before eating food.
Chiparamba Breakthrough is excited to turn the 9th chapter of our relationship with FIFA in providing social change in our communities and most importantly addressing health needs through information sharing.
After missing out on the 2016 version of the youthful Gothia Cup tournament in Sweden, Chiparamba Breakthrough Sports Academy has since qualified after beating Lifeskills FC in a final of the SKF Meet the World boys 14 football tournament held at Garden’s Kampala community ground.
The tournament was graced by the presence of the SKF Director and the General Manager as well as the Swedish Ambassador representing the Swedish Embassy.Gothia Cup clock starts ticking