PLAY HANDBALL is a Sport & Youth Development Non-for-Profit Organisation which focuses on the team-sport handball. We are a kick-starter organisation and promoter of education and social development with handball – not only in Africa, but worldwide as well. We started as an South African based organisation in 2013. In 2014, PLAY HANDBALL established an office in Germany and has an affiliated office in Kenya since 2016. We drive social change through innovative approaches and working directly in the targeted communities or through partnerships with grassroots organizations. We support community-based organisations and schools with knowledge, equipment and volunteers. By building capacity in community-based organisations and training coaches/teachers as multipliers of PH’s methodology, we follow the train-the-trainer principle to ensure sustainable development.
We drive POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE & create new PERSPECTIVES.
PLAY HANDBALL envisages the use of handball as a tool for personal development of the individuals as well as socio-economic and community development in the broader context, while also ensuring the sustainable development of the sport. Through handball, we are able to give young people the opportunity to experience team spirit and healthy competition. We reinforce their self-esteem through positive experiences, generate enthusiasm and impart valuable life skills.
We impart KNOWLEDGE and create AWARENESS FOR SIGNIFICANT SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES.
PLAY HANDBALL is an educational partner for handball (for) development. We develop educational programmes for handball and life skills to enable young people to positively impact their future. Handball is the tool to create learning experiences around valuable life skills and important socio-political topics such as environmental conservation, social cohesion, (gender) equity, inclusion, as well as health.