Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: P.O. Box 69038
Country: Kenya
Region: Eastern Africa
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development

  • Other:'sport'
Short description:
MYSA is a youth development organization which uses sport as the starting point. Today over 14,000 boys and girls from 9-20 years old participate in the MYSA self-help sports, slum cleanup, AIDS prevention, jailed kids, leadership training, photography, drama, dance, music and other community development programmes. Mathare United, the professional football team consisting entirely of players from the slums, is now one of the top and most popular teams in the Kenyan Premier League.
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