The mid-term seminars are a compulsory part of the weltwärts voluntary service. They serve as quality assurance and support for the volunteers. This year, two seminars led by Nicola Scholl, founder and director of PlayHandball, took place in Botswana and Kenya. Here are some insights into the seminars from our volunteers Sophia (Kenya) and Lasse (Botswana):Read More
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Karibu! I’m Sophia and I’m spending my weltwärts volunteer service with Play Handball in Kenya from September 2022 to August 2023. I am living with my host family in Machakos, south-east of Nairobi. Today I would like to tell you a little bit about the past two months and my new daily life here.Read More
“It has given me unforgettable moments and a lot of loyal friends in my life – like a second family.”
Christian is in Lamberts Bay as a weltwärts volunteer for one year and supports PlayHandball’s partner organization “Rural Impact” on site. In the following interview, our volunteer Christian talks about his experience after seven months:Read More
“All in all, most of the children are very grateful and have a lot of fun with the sport and training.”
Lisza is in South Africa for a year as a weltwaerts volunteer – three months in Darling and since January in Cape Town – supporting PlayHandball ZA on the ground with work at schools in Observatory and Atlantis. In the following interview, our volunteer Lisza talks about her experiences in the past seven months:Read More
Half-way through the weltwaerts volunteer service – time to reflect, learn more, plan forward and have fun. We hosted a mid-term seminar for our volunteers in South Africa and Kenya from 8th to 12th April, in Kleinmond, Western Cape, South Africa.Read More
“In general, sport is able to bring the community together and teach skills like respect and acceptance.”
Simon is in Juja as a weltwärts volunteer for one year and supports PlayHandball’s partner organization “PendoAmaniYouthOrganization” on site. In the following interview, our volunteer Simon talks about his experience so far:Read More
“I feel that everything I do is very well received in the community, as I get a lot of positive feedback.”
Lars is in Darling as a weltwärts volunteer for one year and supports PlayHandball’s partner organization “Darling Outreach Foundation” on site. The Darling Outreach Foundation’s mission is to create educational opportunities and help improve the physical well-being of vulnerable children. In the following interview, our volunteer Lars talks about his experience after the first two months:Read More
Sport as an educational tool for sustainable development. New encounter project of PlayHandball, Youth-abroad and the Handball Association Schleswig-Holstein.
15 young handball players* from Germany, South Africa and Kenya will participate in the first virtual international encounter in developmental youth work that uses sport as a tool to achieve developmental goals (UNSDG #4.7).
The trilateral exchange aims to promote and inspire young people as multipliers, to use sport as an educational tool for sustainable development and to pass it on as youth handball development coaches* to children and young people in their environment. (more…)Read More