Sport for Life Newsletter | March 2018

Sport for Life Newsletter | March 2018

Sport for Life continues multiplying! Timor-Leste youth ran a world record of 53 Sport for Life activities in 2017 (with the lowest budget ever), founded their own Sport for Life Association, and just launched the Women Power initiative. Our fabulous facilitators can be hired for energizing experiences to empower teams to do more with less. In Cabo Verde, the National Olympic Committee continued the project with M-Olympics (focusing on gender equality) in 2017, and has launched a new initiative in 2018 to create Olympic Clubs in all islands. Sport for Life has to date trained over 2,000…Read more
Sport for Life Newsletter | July 2017

Sport for Life Newsletter | July 2017

Sport for Life is catching fire! In Timor-Leste, youth volunteers organized more activities in the last 6 months than in the previous 2 years. In Cabo Verde, the National Olympic Committee has taken leadership continuing the project with M-Olympics, focusing on gender equality. We are discussing launches in new countries, leveraging the new Sport for Life Manual & Startup Kit, and looking for volunteers to make it happen. To better visualize all this activity, we’ve launched the Sport for Life Map. Sport for Life has by now trained over 2,000 youth and sport…Read more
Sport for Life Map

Sport for Life Map

You can now visualize Sport for Life activities around the world (for now Timor-Leste and Cabo Verde) on the Sport for Life Map (we will update it every few months with the data received from organizers around the world). Check it out below (or click here for a wider version) and let us know any comments, questions or suggestions!   Click on the Sport for Life icons on the map to get more information about each initiative (facilitator, number of participants, % women, number of kids in events, number of sports, etc.)Read more
SportImpact Annual Report 2016

SportImpact Annual Report 2016

Click here to download the complete SportImpact Annual Report 2016 in best resolution (26Mb). To download a low resolution version in two files click here: . Report (4Mb): Executive Summary (see below), Sport for Life, Our Impact, Financials, Key Lessons, Priorities . Appendix (7Mb): Cabo Verde Sport Map, Spreading Ideas, Photos from Timor-Leste, Photos from Cabo Verde For those in a hurry, here is the Executive Summary: WHAT WE DID: In 2016 SportImpact focused on spreading the Sport for Life movement of empowerment through sport. We launched phase 2 in Timor-Leste and took…Read more
SportImpact Volunteer Opportunities

SportImpact Volunteer Opportunities

(You can download this call for volunteers here) SportImpact is currently a 100%-volunteer organization. We are looking for new passionate, committed and reliable volunteers to help develop the ‘Sport for Life’ project, focusing on replication in new countries beyond Timor-Leste and Cabo Verde. Roles can be fully home-based with part-time or full-time dedication . Volunteers work in coordination with the rest of the SportImpact team, with growing responsibilities over the period of collaboration. We currently have the following key opportunities: a. Marketing & Communications (6+ months; part-time; home-based) Mission: Share what we do…Read more
The Cabo Verde Sport Map is now available!

The Cabo Verde Sport Map is now available!

Click here to download the Cabo Verde Sport Map (in Portuguese) or go to: https://goo.gl/A6tZ81. The Cabo Verde Sport Map report was born from the desire of the Cabo Verde Olympic Committee to know the main facts, needs and sports objectives of the African archipelago, in order to make better strategic decisions. Sport development Despite the high formalization of National Federations (NFs), there is a severe lack of data and records of sports agents, which led SportImpact to interview the Regional Associations (RAs) in order to obtain data very close to reality. We found…Read more
Annual Advanced Zone II Sport Seminar of the Association of African National Olympic Committees (ANOCA).

Annual Advanced Zone II Sport Seminar of the Association of African National Olympic Committees (ANOCA).

The Zone II Seminar was organized by the Association of African National Olympic Committees (ACONA), who chose Cape Verde to host the event from the 1st to 2nd of Dec. During the opening ceremony the Secretary General of the Zone II of the ANOCA, Omar Diagne, let know of the importance of this seminar for the consolidation of the sports movement in the present countries. At the event, participants discussed the issue of sports management in the sub region, exchanged experiences and outline new strategies for the sector. The focus of this seminar…Read more
Report: VerdeOlympics Train The Trainers, Cabo Verde.

Report: VerdeOlympics Train The Trainers, Cabo Verde.

The second phase of Sport for life, Train the trainer successfully took place from the 29th to 2nd Dec at the Comite Olimpico building with an attendance of 17 representatives from the nine inhabited islands in Cape Verde.  Each representative got an opportunity to share their experiences and ideas from their workshops and events and learnt more from our amazing team of facilitators in Cape Verde. Among other topics they learnt more about Leadership, Action Plan, Human Resources, Material Resources, Event Promotion, Proposal Writing and Club Formalization. Key skills that will enable them…Read more