Soccer Balls, Soccer boots, netball uniforms, netball shoes, nets and whistles.
Safe areas and opportunities to play are essential for children’s development. It provides a possibility for children to interact with other children and form relationships; children’s physical development, muscle tone and gross motor co-ordination is enhanced through ball skills and other games; through play children learn to adhere to rules and the “fairness of the game”; children are kept active in a positive manner which is important in combating crime and children becoming involved in anti-social activities; and finally, children who are able to access safe recreation facilities are less at risk of opportunistic abuse (in all forms) by strangers.
A Chance To Play, an initiative of Jo’burg Child Welfare operates in the Johannesburg CBD where there is a prevalence of high rise buildings and inadequate place for children to place safely . Via this initiative and the vehicle of sport, children are taught invaluable life skills.