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February

Youths with Disability

This program targets mentally-challenged children and youth by giving them equal opportunities to gain from the benefits of sports. Other than giving balls and other sports equipment, KESOFO provides sports and recreation activities, education, training, and arts and culture programmes for all young people as well as raise awareness on disability issues, promoting inclusion, and address prejudice against young people with disabilities

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February

Kids Games Programs

KESOFO affirms its belief in the United Nations’ Declaration of the Rights of the Child, which in Article 7 states, “The child shall have full opportunity to play and recreation, which should be directed to the same purposes as education; society and the public authorities shall endeavor to promote the enjoyment of this right;”
Consistent with this statement, KESOFO runs the Kids Games Program for children between the ages of 10 to 15 by offering them an opportunity to learn, play, and compete in many sports disciplines. They play various fun

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June

Youth Reproductive Health Program

The sexual developmental stage of the youth makes them vulnerable especially in the area of reproductive health. Indeed, the HIV/AIDs pandemic remains one of our toughest challenges facing young people between the ages of 14 and 24. They are particularly vulnerable because they often don’t know what to do to protect themselves
Accordingly, KESOFO runs the sport-based HIV/AIDs and sexual health awareness programmes to educate youth and enable them to protect themselves as well as their friends and family members. They hold sessions on responsible parenting and healthy relationships, including teen

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February

Let the Girls Play

KESOFO has designed the “LET THE GIRLS PLAY” program whose aim is to support the vulnerable girl child through educational sponsorship, supply of sanitary towels and encourage them to participate in sport and recreation for fun and excellence. This program entails scaling up the girls’ sports program by netting over 5,000 girls into the sports program. A few parents have allowed their girls to participate in all our sporting programs. During the consultations with the parents, it turned out that prevailing gender roles weighed heavily against the process of integrating

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