Sports  for Development of Life Skills Dream A Dream Presentation May 19, 2010
Few things possess more power than empowering children from vulnerable backgrounds with life skills   Life skills provide ...
<ul><li>Dream A Dream’s vision   </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering children from vulnerable backgrounds with life coping skills...
<ul><li>The Big Idea </li></ul><ul><li>Life skills are fundamental to child/youth development, to the successful transitio...
About Dream A Dream <ul><li>10 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Reach out to 2200 children through 9 NGO Partners </li></ul><ul...
Objectives - Dream Sports Program <ul><li>Moving beyond the child’s basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, academic educa...
Program Structure <ul><li>Partnership model  (Dream A Dream- Owner of the program, Partner NGO- giving accessibility to Ch...
Children in Dream Sports Table Tennis 2 12 2003-04 TT, Hockey 3 32 2004-05 TT, Hockey 3 50 2005-06 Football, Rugby 6 650 2...
<ul><li>Life Skills Assessment : Using 5 point Life Skills assessment Scale. Assessing children 2 times in a year (Baselin...
Program Impact A sophisticated quantitative measurement,  Dream Life Skills Assessment Tool , is used to assess the effect...
Program Delivery  A Comparative Picture Creative Arts Program Sports (Rugby) Program Dream Sports program impacts all life...
Number of children Dispersion range : 1.0-3.0  Overall performance on life-skill parameters Dream Sports (Rugby) Program <...
The Football Story Number of children Overall performance on life-skills parameters over a period of 3 years In 2007 we in...
Prasanna Prasanna, 19 years old currently works as a Sports Leader in our Dream Football Program and completing his high s...
Arunkumar Arunkumar, 19 years old currently works as a Sports Leader in our Dream Football Program and plays professional ...
THANK YOU www.dreamadream.org
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  1. 1. Sports for Development of Life Skills Dream A Dream Presentation May 19, 2010
  2. 2. Few things possess more power than empowering children from vulnerable backgrounds with life skills Life skills provide a child with the “tools” necessary for engaging with life in a wholesome manner
  3. 3. <ul><li>Dream A Dream’s vision </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering children from vulnerable backgrounds with life coping skills & at the same time sensitizing the community through active volunteering. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Big Idea </li></ul><ul><li>Life skills are fundamental to child/youth development, to the successful transition into adulthood and becoming fully functioning and productive members of our society. </li></ul><ul><li>Conceptualizing Dream Life Skills Development Program as an intervention that supplements regular schooling and helps Completing Education for vulnerable children </li></ul>
  5. 5. About Dream A Dream <ul><li>10 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Reach out to 2200 children through 9 NGO Partners </li></ul><ul><li>A network of over 1500 volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Offer 5 Life Skills programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adventure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Skills for Career Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Objectives - Dream Sports Program <ul><li>Moving beyond the child’s basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, academic education and focusing on developing life skills through the medium of sports </li></ul><ul><li>Non-traditional educational opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to explore, innovate and build important life skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Use fun and experiential mediums </li></ul>
  7. 7. Program Structure <ul><li>Partnership model (Dream A Dream- Owner of the program, Partner NGO- giving accessibility to Children, Sporting Academy- Providing Professional Coaches)  </li></ul><ul><li>Project period- Min - 3 years and max - 8 years for School going children </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolment - 7 to 13 years </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions - 90 minutes long sessions, 2 times in a week. Average of 60-65 sessions in a year for batch </li></ul><ul><li>Training coaches on Life Skills and Creative Engagement with Children </li></ul>
  8. 8. Children in Dream Sports Table Tennis 2 12 2003-04 TT, Hockey 3 32 2004-05 TT, Hockey 3 50 2005-06 Football, Rugby 6 650 2009-10 Football Rugby 13 1650 2010-11 Football 100 30000 2011-12 TT, Hockey, Football, Rugby 3 96 2008-09 TT, Hockey, Football 5 78 2007-08 TT, Hockey, Football, Basketball 4 82 2006-07 Sports Offered No Of NGO’s No of Children Year
  9. 9. <ul><li>Life Skills Assessment : Using 5 point Life Skills assessment Scale. Assessing children 2 times in a year (Baseline-June and End term-February) </li></ul><ul><li>Coach training in Life Skills, Assessments and Creative Engagement with children </li></ul><ul><li>Using existing school infrastructure for cost efficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership with sports coaching academies </li></ul><ul><li>Developing in-house Life Skills Sports Coach training program amongst youth </li></ul>Program Innovations
  10. 10. Program Impact A sophisticated quantitative measurement, Dream Life Skills Assessment Tool , is used to assess the effectiveness of the medium in delivering life skill curriculum and to measure child’s progress on life skills parameters
  11. 11. Program Delivery A Comparative Picture Creative Arts Program Sports (Rugby) Program Dream Sports program impacts all life-skills parameters uniformly Dream Creative Arts Programs helps bring maximum improvement on 2 of the life skills parameters: Child’s Interpersonal skills and ability to understand concepts / willingness to Follow instructions
  12. 12. Number of children Dispersion range : 1.0-3.0 Overall performance on life-skill parameters Dream Sports (Rugby) Program <ul><li>Sports effective in long-term </li></ul>Baseline evaluation Mid term evaluation Reference school: Round Table School average batch age – 11 years
  13. 13. The Football Story Number of children Overall performance on life-skills parameters over a period of 3 years In 2007 we inducted 15 children from partner NGO- Ananya in our Dream Football. 5 of the children still continue to attend the program. Range : 1-3.7 Overall performance on life-skill parameters : <ul><li>Improvement in the group’s performance </li></ul><ul><li>on the life-skills parameters over 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Year 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Dispersion range: Min: 1.0 ; Max: 2.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Group average: 1.64 </li></ul><ul><li>Year 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Dispersion range: Min: 2.3; Max: 3.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Group average : 2.68 </li></ul><ul><li>Year 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Dispersion range: Min: 2.4; Max: 3.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Group average : 3.1 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Prasanna Prasanna, 19 years old currently works as a Sports Leader in our Dream Football Program and completing his high school (Pre University Course). To quote Prasanna, “ I adore to learn about computers, reading books, playing hockey, also I want to study further . ”
  15. 15. Arunkumar Arunkumar, 19 years old currently works as a Sports Leader in our Dream Football Program and plays professional Hockey “ Now, at 19, it’s my turn to ‘give back’ to nurture Dream Sports Program such that many children like me can grow up with hope and live their dream.” 
  16. 16. THANK YOU www.dreamadream.org

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