State of Palestine
Supporting Programme Opportunities in Recreational and Team Sports
This project built and equipped a 1,000 m² multipurpose sports complex in Ramallah. The complex offers indoor soccer, fencing, snooker, gymnastics, table tennis, volleyball and badminton facilities, a fitness room, a clinic and spectator stands. The project also organized and set up youth sports leagues.
Communities, especially youth
Palestinian National Authority, Ministry of Youth, Sharek (an NGO), UNDP/Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (PAPP)
October 2008–September 2011
Mostly contributing to
Over 6,600 persons and 23 organizations have used the 1,000 m² sports facility.
Team skills and leadership qualities promoted by establishing sports leagues for youths ages 5 to 17 for soccer, basketball, volleyball and swimming.
Volunteerism was encouraged through family participation in volunteer coaching; participation in track and field events increased.