Give a poor child the opportunity to make a career in sports by sponsoring training costs on boxing or football for 3 months-The Ma Foi Foundation
Give a poor child the opportunity to make a career in sports by sponsoring training costs on boxing or football for 3 months, INR 3300
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Ma Foi Foundation works with a number of Municipal & Corporation schools in Chennai and in a couple of districts of Tamil Nadu. Children in the Sports Academy are selected through tournaments (football) or school meets (boxing) are are interested in making a career through sports. The child must be between 10-14 years at time of selection and normally is in the programme till he/she completes college (provided they continue to perform). Ma Foi trains children who want to make sports their career. Children are kept in observation for six months after selection and then inducted fully into the programme.

How It Works

• They are selected through tournaments (football) or school meets (athletics/boxing).
• The child must be of high school age at the time of selection and normally is in the programme till he/she completes college (provided they continue to perform).
• They help in training the children who want to make sports their career.
• Children are kept in observation for a few months after selection and then inducted fully into the programme.
• The training is conducted at Nehru Stadium in Chennai & at a local school (for football).
• Except for football which is on Friday/Saturday/Sunday, the remaining programmes happen every morning for from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
• This is conducted throughout the year.
• The children also attend a residential camp during the year.
• They provide them supplementary nutrition during the morning sessions & all meals during the camps.
• All children are provided with a kit (t shirt/sports shoes/track pants etc).
• Apart from this, they are given boxing gloves etc. as per the sport they are being trained for.

Statistics

• 2 hours – Duration of the training programmes
• 10 days – Duration of the residential camp
• 10-14 years –Age-group of the children at the time of selection
• 15-20 – Number of training sessions per month

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Trainer Costs 2000.00
Supervisory Costs 1300.00
Unit Price 3300
Quantity
Total 3300
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Raising sports stars
Priyakumar comes from a very low economic background. His father works as a truck load man and lives at Vannarapet. Priya kumar is one among three children of his parents and studying Grade 7 in St. Gabriel School.
DISHA Sports Academy identified Priya Kumar and provided him with the needed facilities to develop his talents in sports-Boxing Priya Kumar says it is a blessing to be trained by the main coach Mr. Basker Sen, who is an awardees’ of 11 golds in the National level events
Priya Kumar, 7th grade, who is with us for 7 months now, won the gold medal at the state level boxing championship. He is now all set to storm the national level.

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