Goal for Peace will be an activity-based community relations, campaigns and reconciliation initiative. Sport coaches, community leaders and volunteers, work alongside each other bringing differing communities together through football and aspects of outdoor education to stop sexual violence against women and conflict in Congo.
More than 60 teams from Sud-Kivu in Congo will participate in the project.
Each team will have 11 members.
It will be 4 categories championships, in which 15 teams will be for Men Championship, 15 others teams will be for Women championship, 15 others for Girls championship and 15 Others for Boys Championship.
Goal for Peace will:
1. Provide opportunities for people to campaign against Sexual violence in their communities, more than 100.000 people will be informed about the campaign.
2.Provide opportunities for social contact across community in Sud Kivu and across the regions;
2.Promote co-existence and mutual understanding between people in Kivu.
4.Increase soccer skills and technical knowledge among participants in the project.
5.Improve education and awareness on the different problems affecting the community
What will it take for your project to be successful over the next three years? Please address each year separately, if possible.
October 2010/ Year 1
- Launch of activities
- Recruitment of Project members
- Awaraness for Goal for Peace.
- Website 2.0 for the Project
- Partnership with Media and others NGOs
- Organization of First Peace championship 2010 for men, women, girls and young boys. ( Men championship, Women Championship, Girls Championship, and Boys Championship)
- Expansion of the project to others regions of Congo
- Recruitment additional staffs
- Collaboration with others international NGOs
- Presence to others football and peace initiative in Congo and around the world.
- Second Peace Championship 2011
- Third Championship 2012
- Project Evaluation
What would prevent your project from being a success?
The ongoing armed conflict and violences in sud-Kivu ( east of the Democratic republic of congo) represents a considerable danger for participants in the project, beside the conflict and violences in Sud-Kivu, the presence of rebels that erupts often in different communities can discourage participants.