Non-governmental organisation
The Goal, Eldorado Park, South Africa
Focus
Youth education development with an emphasis on homework classes and awareness around drug and alcohol abuse
Period of funding
2013 – to date
Amount funded
R390,000
Areas of funding
Character education, homework and reading classes
Target age group
9 to 15 years
ABOUT THE GOAL
The Goal was established in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, an area challenged by crime and drug abuse. The aims is to lure school children from social ills that exists in the community, using football as a vehicle for addressing social challenges. Character education and instilling a culture of learning and reading are priorities of the programme.