"Some of my peers have quit school. They drink and smoke but I didn't want this kind of future," - says 18-year-old Razak. When young people #ChooseSport , it helps them stay away from risky habits.
"Every girl or boy should have a chance to pursue their passion" - 16-year-old Aizhan scores on the field and in life! Through football, the girl learned how to be more responsible, confident and strong.
When youth #ChooseSport and learn about discipline, respect, and ambition, their lives take a new direction. "If I hadn't found this archery school, maybe I'd be a thief and end up in jail," - says 17-year-old Manuchehr.
Djanbulot always looked up to his idols Jackie Chan and Jet Li who inspired him to start doing wushu. Years of practice and hard work turned Djanbulot from a street hooligan to a disciplined martial artist who would make his idols proud.
"The things we learn from sport we use in life," - 23-year-old Hokim believes that if it was not for running, he'd have made many wrong and harmful decisions in his life.
Playing team sports, youth find power in being supportive, generous and open. "I learned a lot about how to communicate with friends," - says Ulan.
14-year-old Malika won't let anyone push her around! Boys used to pick up on her... but not anymore! Malika chose a sport that empowers her & builds her confidence.
When young people #ChooseSport over risky habits, their lives transform. 15-year-old Ibodullo used to hang out with the wrong crowd and was a street hooligan. After starting practicing jujitsu, he became more disciplined and "found his light for a healthy life".