To participate in new activity and meet new friends
Young asylum seekers and refugees in Hull
How did the Tackling Inequalities Funding (TIF) help?
The National Initiative for Creative Education (N.I.C.E) applied to the Tackling Inequalities Funding to support young asylum seekers and refugees who have recently been resettled in Hull, to access sport and physical activity sessions.
Why was the project needed?
Over 30 young people from more than 10 different countries have participated in the 'Sport 4 All' programme delivered by the National Initiative for Creative Education, and funded through the Tackling Inequalities funding. Overall the project has supported the young people to:
The project has not only supported the young people to access sport and physical activity sessions which improve their health and mental wellbeing, it has allowed them to meet new people and access facilities they may not otherwise had the opportunity to do. The project has also enable the young people to gain awards during the course, including the Bronze Boxing Award and the Rainbow Swimming Awards.