Published on January 14, 2009
Slide 1: Sports for Peace & LifeYouth Programming in Transition Jessica Quarles Snr. Program Officer for HIV/AIDS Mercy Corps Slide 2: January 14, 2009 - 2 Overview Why HIV & Youth in Transition? Three R’s The SfD Model Lessons Learned Slide 3: January 14, 2009 - 3 Why work with Youth and HIV in Transition? Slide 4: January 14, 2009 - 4 The Three R’s Rebuilding Skills Repairing Relationships Reducing Vulnerability Laying the Foundation for Participation Building Capacity Slide 5: The Model- Using Sports for Development (SfD) methodology to address HIV/AIDS Rebuilding Skills : Rebuilding Skills Life skills Focus Peer Leadership Slide 7: Repairing Relationships Changing how youth view themselves, and how others view youth Reducing Vulnerability : Reducing Vulnerability Skills-based Curriculum HIV Focus Sports Methodology Lessons Learned : Lessons Learned Do’s Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate Be opportunistic Be inclusive Be realistic Build on existing resources Do’s & Don’ts : Do’s & Don’ts Do not underestimate … the logistical and security challenges. the existing human infrastructure. Do not be afraid to work when not all the ‘right’ elements are there yet. Slide 11: Is the Timing Right? Is the Methodology Appropriate?