The activity builds resilience to climate change among children and young people through
after-school youth projects at Ukombozi Primary School in Manzese slum, Dar es Salaam and
Soweto playground in Arusha cities. At the centers, a range of sports and youth activities is
provided, including: - football, athletics, netball, dance, drama, music, and arts &
The following services are provided: YOSSO United football school, Start to Run
Athletic School, Star Sisters (Girls Empowerment Project), and tournaments including YOSSO
Cup (a football competition), and festivals.
In harmony with UN Millennium Development Goals and local initiative MKUKUTA's strategy
of poverty reduction and eradication in Tanzania, it operates a successful tree nurseries and
Already more than 1600 girls and children and local communities has been reached by
environment awareness campaign through sport at Ukombozi Primary school.
The activity provides social and environmental benefits to the community by promoting the
environmental benefits in tree planting and nurseries training. It also provides training on
income generating activities, as well as health and HIV/AIDS awareness, gender equality and
The activity has a significant potential for scaleability and replicability. Its core message
of empowerement of children and young people, provide a long-term opportunity for raising
awareness about climate change and build resilient communities across Tanzania and beyond..