Sports and recreation projects

ChangeMakers’ Interns focussed on increasing opportunities for youth to get involved in sport and recreation through three sports programme spread across the region. 

Nasra Abdi ran a 5-week programme for young women from refugee backgrounds at the ASB Arena in Wellington. Each week 8-12 young women played different sports and received coaching to improve their skills. 

Hlawn Nawl ran a Term 4 programme for high school students living in Porirua. Each week around 15 young people came to school halls or parks to play sports and socialise in a safe space.