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The Sport for Hope programme provides young people and local communities with opportunities to practise sports and develop their bodies, minds and wills in the Olympic spirit. It aims to promote sport, education and social development in the surrounding communities and through their respective countries.
Placing Sport for All at the heart of its approach, the Sport for Hope programme is committed to promoting the development of sport at all levels and creating access to sports and physical activities for as many people as possible.
The programme involves the construction of multi-functional sports centres in regions in dire need of sports facilities, bringing the benefits of sport as a tool for social change. The modern multi-functional sports centres provide elite athletes with state-of-the-art training facilities, the national sports federations with office space, and young people and local communities with positive sport and development opportunities.
The programme provides:
The Multisport Academy Programme is a specialised sports programme targeted at local young people who have been identified within the programmes offered at the Centre as talented in their sport.
Using a complete set of methods such as teaching, training, sports training, promotion of sports and competitions, this sport specialisation programme is designed to fully support and help the identified talented children reach their full potential in their particular sport. It provides hope and enables its participants to believe in their dreams and strive in their pursuit of excellence. It is also a step forward in ensuring the countries' young elite sport development.
The centres reach local youngsters by proposing different sport-based sociocultural and educational programmes:
The Integration Programme is an integrational sport-based sociocultural and educational programme for the most underprivileged, out-of-school local children.
The centres also offer opportunities for surrounding communities to leverage social and cultural development through events and activities.