Since 1995, HOOPS 4 HOPE (H4H), a global non-profit organization, has supported youth development throughout Southern Africa by providing more than 10,000 school-age children a year with their Basketball/Life Skills program. Using sport as a vehicle for social and personal change, H4H empowers children to become productive adults, engage in healthy lifestyles, and become leaders within their communities and the world.
Hoops 4 Hope provides children with daily sport, life skills and HIV prevention programming in a safe, nurturing environment in which they develop more than just skills for the court. They develop skills for life! H4H also builds basketball courts, organizes leagues, distributes used athletic equipment, runs outreach coaching clinics, tournaments, and life skills training programs.
Hoops 4 Hope establishes various activities in sports and more recently the arts. Hoops 4 Hope empowers teenagers and young adults and provides them with leadership skills to teach young children.These young children grow up to become MVP’s and eventually All-Stars, integral elements of Hoops 4 Hope.
You can view their work through the following media outlets; facebook.com/hoops4hope , hoopsafrica.org & they can also be found on Red Bull Tv which can be found online and also as a FREE App on both the Xbox 360 & Xbox One.
Published 18/02/16 by Mark McCluskey