TheRight to Dream Academy is a fully residential school in Accra which offers 100% scholarships to children aged 10 and above and which gives them the chance to build a better life for themselves, their families and their communities.
The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation directly supports the Tanzania element of the programme, which aims to engage 400,000 young people from five Tanzanian regions by 2014 with a package of sports based activities, mentoring support and life skills education.
One of the most significant social challenges facing South Africa today is the emergence of an orphan generation, a tragic consequence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Operating daily from an after school centre, the project provides holistic care to the orphaned generation in Katlehong.
Founded by former gang leader Mario van Niekerk, this football-based project in the informal settlement of Cape Flats in Cape Town aims to keep young people away from gangs and crime and plugged into positive influences and aspirations.