As part of our support for young people in our communities developing all aspects of their lives, including sport, we work with the Youth Kibagare football club to nurture young players for the future. We work to support street football. It’s a great way to encourage sport amongst all youngsters age 10-30, and promote its health and leisure benefits. Empowering youth and giving them a chance to play at the highest level helps traffic affected youngsters see opportunities for their future, and use their energy in a positive manner.
SADF has a wide-ranging of activity and is responsible for our communities reducing the number of traffic trauma from affected young people and incidents, throughout the country by overcoming through sports. The Team is supported by Safedrive Africa, amongst others well-wishers; the Community Safety Partnerships, Safer Roads Partnership project. The Team comprises a Team Manager, Coach and Crew members of 30 in total and support from the SDAF Admin Team. The foundation focuses on three main areas though unity and diversity in road safety for young people: Education, incident prevention, walk safely, helmet use, seat belt and distraction to bring about reduction in numbers of incidents.
Coaching for a Safer Community to affected traffic families is a five-year project supported by funding from the Football clubs, schools, well-wishers ,local and international organizations and. Current funding ended in 2012 but Coaching continues to be delivered at the country level with support from the Community Safety Department and working with youth from Kibagare FC Football. The project aims to deliver fire and road safety messages to young people through the medium of football. The coaching assistants visit schools and events to deliver safety messages through football drills with a view to preventing and reducing deaths and injuries.
This is our social responsibility to young people from Kibagare slums. We participated in our first ever tournament dubbed vijana na kibaki as it was during the elections. We surprised many by emerging winners, in 2008 we also participated in UNICEF girls’ tournament which comprised of experienced girls teams we lost all matches but we did not lose hope.
In 2009 we participated in UNICEF,YU Mobile network and mps cup which we reached the semi finals in both unicef and mps cup and won the yu cup.in 2010 our level of participation increased because we were getting better as days went by, we participated in unicef,sakata ball, copa coca cola ,mathare youth sports association (mysa) we emerged the 1st runners up in orange mabingwa cup.
The team participated in copa coca cola, super 8 extreme and mysa tournaments to which we won the mysa cup. in 2012 we played copa coca cola and elevate tornament,in 2013 we played girls sports outreached(gso) and the tim wanyonyi super cup which we managed to secure the third place, in 2014 we have played in copa coca cola, Nai ni who tournaments, we are the 2014 champions of over come through sports tournament currently we are participating in the girls sports outreach(gso) league for the under 15 girls and for the first time ever we are playing the football Kenya federation (FKF) Nairobi county women provincial league for the senior team.
We are seeking for well wishers to partners in providing sanitary towels, football kits to the girls and donations from friends.Safedrive Africa would like thank all sponsors and partners who have been support our initiatives
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