Good day, My name is SamehMasri and Im the chairman of Palestine: Sport for Life Sports NGO in Palestine. I will talk to you today about the conflict situation in our country and how we use Sports for Development
Palestine is located in the Middle east, next to Jordan and the Mediterranean sea and this is our flag
Palestine has been occupied since 1948 by the Israelies , 7 million israelies have fled from Europe and around the world to Palestine, and as a result 11 million Palestinians are in exile now, a sepration racism wall built, many prisoners, and many settlements
As you can see, The green is Palestine in 1947 and after the occupation, nothing much is left of it at the moment as you can see in the white map .
Next Step 2014 presentation by Sameh Masri from Palestine: Sports for Life
Palestine: Sports for Life
Your Address to Sports in Palestine
The Situation in Palestine
Conflict area - Israeli Occupation since
A separation racism wall 723km long &
8 meters high
5,000 prisoners, 173 children under 16
121 settlements with 400,000 Israeli
settlers throughout the West Bank
11 millions Palestinians in exile
7 million Israelies imported
Building Illegal Settlements
on Stolen Land in West Bank
Daily Racism Treatment
Palestine: Sports for Life (PS4L) is a registered NGO and
club in Ramallah, Palestine.
PS4L aims to improve the life and health of children,
youth and women throughout Palestine by promoting
best practice in its sports programs.
We raise awareness of the broader benefits
of sports in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
PS4L also seeks to educate and train youth and women
in order to create job opportunities through sports.
Using sports, PS4L seeks to provide a better life for
the children, youth and women throughout Palestine
Due to the occupation, children and youth suffer
from psychological distress and extraordinary
barriers to a healthy physical and psychosocial
PS4L works in deprived villages and uses Sports as
a constructive tool and a positive instrument on
children’s psychosocial well-being
Sports gears their energy into a positive one.
Watch the daily life and stress they
We are Nabi Saleh
One of the main villages where PS4L
uses sports to ease the life there
Funded by World Vision
PS4L managed to create a location for the kids
and youth of the village as a breather , gearing
their energy into a positive one
Basketball, soccer, skateboards, chess and
Youth coaches educated and trained to run
these sports academies
watch the project effect on village kids