‘Money poured into aid cannot be effective if it does not strengthen, respect and empower local structures, and people. ’
Tarek Alsaleh, Founder, Capoeira4Refugees
We are working on a number of things all aligned towards #localisation.
From Jordan to Peru, capoeira training brings fun, exercise and release to children and youth suffering the trauma of war, displacement and discrimination.
Our financial and non financial support – BASED ON NEEDS empowers the trainers to grow their projects, become sustainable and continue creating positive change in vulnerable communities.
Our past decade of creating projects that have gone on to be sustainable and locally owned gives us many unique insights on what localisation means in practice.
We are seeking out social capoeira projects all over the world to be included in our Changemakers Hub – a growing community of organisations.
“Capoeira allows children to channel anger and frustration in a safe and healthy way. It has positively affected almost all psychosocial issues affecting at risk children and youth, most, quite significantly”
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