As part of the Handball & Environmental Programme Play Handball Kenyan Office organised a three day Train-the-Trainer workshop on Environmental Education that was held from the 10th to 12th October, 2018 at the YMCA Centre in Kisumu, Western Kenya.

The Super Cup, unique and a first of its kind was hold at the Jomo Kenyatta Kisumu Sports Ground dubbed, “Waste is Wealth” the following day. The whole handball & environment programme emphasis was on educating the youth to live more sustainably and environmentally responsible within their communities. 25 participants comprising of teachers, social workers and coaches were first empowered with on handball coaching and how to address and deal environmental issues which they carried back to their respective organisations and communities to implement.

On Friday 12th, all participants went out to disadvantage and underserved communities of Kisumu and conducted a clean-up activity. Once back at the workshop venue, the coaches, social workers and teachers exhibited what they had learnt in the workshop as they were involved in the process of separating waste and stuffed all non-recyclable plastic in eco-bricks. The final result of this clean-up was a stool made from eco-bricks that was showcased at the tournament the next day.

Play Handball Kenyan office organised the first environmental handball programme in Kisumu in partnership with the German Embassy Nairobi, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Kenia and support of the donation that Play Handball received from Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz as part of his last years comeback to the Rhein-Neckar Löwen. Play Handball is endorsed by Deutscher Handballbund.

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