Community Outreach

Aims:

  • To establish an inter- and multidisciplinary community service programme.
  • To offer community outreach activities with a focus on youth development, gender, health and wellness and professional development, talent identification and coaching assistance.
  • To liaise with federations, sport clubs, schools and community organisations.
  • To provide holistic community sport leaders programmes, internships and participatory research opportunities.
  • To offer certified courses on level 4 to promote education in historically disadvantaged communities and to facilitate entrance to higher education.

Activities:

  • Rajmohan Gandhi (Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi): Carrying Gandhi’s Legacy forward for Peace and Development in South Africa’s Communities. (25. March 2010)
  • Western Cape Sport talks: Speech of Gerhard Jordaan and Solomon to the sport federations.
  • Health Seminar (28.-29. May 2010)
  • Kicking for Peace
  • Futsal
  • City of Cape Town 2010 Sport Legacy Leadership Project (see: Teaching)
  • Level 4 Short courses (see: Teaching)
  • Sport and recreation with farm workers

Contact:
Mr. José Cabral

Visit of the Community Outreach Project in Blikkiesdorp Delft. From left to right: José Cabral (ICESSD), Prof. Michael Ouart (Missouri University, USA), Errol Van der Byl and Joice Van der Byl (Soccer coach), Dr. Clemens Ley (ICESSD)

Visit of the Community Outreach Project in Blikkiesdorp Delft

Peer educators of the UWC HIV & AIDS Programme perform at the "Kicking the ball to Brazil" event.

Mauricio Marques (Brazilian School of Football, EBF) speaks at the "Kicking the Ball from South Africa to Brazil" event

"Kicking the Ball from South Africa to Brazil" event with Prof. Marion Lees, José Cabral (ICESSD), Mauricio Marques (EBF, Brasil), Boebie Solomon (Head Coach of Santos FC) and Quinton Allies (South African Futsal National Coach)

Boebie Solomon, head coach of Santos FC in the Premier Soccer League, interacts with the audience at the "Kicking the Ball from South Africa to Brazil" event

Youth leaders discuss with Rajmohan Gandhi, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi

Women for Peace