sported. funding bounces its way to a rural table tennis project in Surrey
20 Mar 2012
Geographically and socially isolated young people in a rural
village in Mole Valley will benefit from a new table tennis project
funded through sported.
Brockham Youth Council, a youth led group supported by adult
volunteers from the area, received £1,496 to develop a new project
using table tennis as a way to support young people.
Young people in the village are often isolated. This project is
about getting young people in Brockham involved in the wider
community, giving them opportunity and reducing isolation. The
aspiration of this project is to support community cohesion and
Clare, a volunteer supporting the group said "Activities for
young people can help improve their confidence, social life and, in
the case of sport, their health all of which have both short and
long term development benefits."
Involvement in the table tennis activity is also aimed at
reducing the perception of young people being involved in
The sported. small grants scheme in the South East closes for the
next round on 31st May 2012. If you are interested in applying
please contact South East Regional Manager Paul Napthine, email@example.com.