ABOUT THE PROJECT
Challenges Buddy Project.
Create Champions for Social Inclusion
Bringing together children with and without disabilities
To play together, grow together And Champion One Another.
Fact: Children with disabilities are three times less likely to be included in recreational and sports activities in the community.
Fact: Children with disabilities and metabolic conditions are three times more likely to get diabetes.
Fact: Children with disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied than their peers in schools and community.
Buddy Club kickstarter :
• Proposal to establish 40 buddy clubs by 2017.
To bring the game of football to at least 1000 children with and without learning disabilities in Malaysia.
• To enable children with learning disabilities participate in regular fitness and football skills training alongside their peers.
They will learn the rules of playing football; the core values of the game: leadership, fellowship, teamwork and fair play; the excitement of participating in their own football tournament!
In August 2013, Challenges Media started 10 buddy clubs for social inclusion in 10 schools with special classes in Klang Valley.We wanted to see if we can create better social integration of children with and without disabilities in schools where they spend half of their young lives. By 2015 we have 20 buddy clubs in 20 primary and secondary schools with special classes in Klang Valley. On our own capacity we can only build 5 clubs a year. With your support for this project we hope to build 40 buddy clubs by 20167
Be Our Buddy Supporter
Help us jumpstart these 40 buddy clubs nationwide for social inclsuion as well as better health , fitness and improved learning of children with learning disabilities involved. Help us enable children with learning disabilities be socially included in safe and secure activities with their peers in their school environment. Let them play together, grow together. Let them learn to better understand one another , to see and accept one another as individuals with diverse abilities.
We are targeting RM50,000 to enable us sustain this project
That would enable us to organise regular football training for volunteers in proper football skills and techniques so that they can train the children correctly.
That would enable us to provide basic equipment to jumpstart buddy activities.
Starting with just RM10, you enable each child to gain in fitness, in empathy, in team spirit and champion one another for the year
For your Support:
We invite you to be our Buddy Supporter; to pen a few words of encouragement to our buddy coaches and buddy members.
(we will provide you a special card space that you can fill up , and email us on our facebook page)
We invite you to
like our kelab buddy facebook page *link to share our news and happenings.
We invite you to join our next football tournament, event details will be updated on to the facebook page
A pitcher/pledger does not necessarily need a PayPal account to pitch or pledge. What he/she needs is a credit card (Mastercard/Visa) or a debit card.
However, if you are not comfortable doing an online pitch/pledge - you can transfer the money directly to the pitchIN account as follows:
Pitch Platforms Sdn Bhd
However, the person must send pitchIN the proof of transfer by attaching the receipt and your name to the email address: email@example.com with the Subject Heading: Buddy Club 2016
List of Pitchers
List of all people who had pitched/pledge money to this project
Challenges Media is a social enterprise focused on disability advocacy and inclusive community development.
Our partners include Ministry of Education, Football Association Malaysia, college buddies and parents.