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The group is now working on tackling issues around youth unemployment, financial literacy education and mental health awareness.
A collaboration between Ole Football Academy and Virtuoso Strings, with a vision to provide a safe space for young people who do not get the same opportunities to play, learn new skills, be physically active and have access to a healthy meal.
Project Porirua hosted appromixately 50 children, aged 6-10 two nights per week in an after-school programme. The programme set out to:
Prior to the projects year 1 milestone, Ole Football advised Council that they did not want to renew the contract for year 2 . On this basis, Council voted not to renew the funding contract for year 2 as the project did not meet key criteria around collaboration between organisations.
More information and Council reports can be found here:
Grants, Awards and Events Subcommittee recommendations to Council - 21 August 2019