Stairs for Growth focuses on states where the youth is feeling alienated from the society and in some cases turning to violence. We believe sports can play an important part in keeping the rural youth away from the culture of gun by providing them an avenue to positively use their energy. The games of hockey, football and sepaktakraw can also become a mean of livelihood and help the youth break out of the vicious circle of poverty. We will start with Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.
We have already kicked off Hockey For Growth along with Member of Parliament from Odisha and former captain of Indian Hockey team DilipTirkey. Hockey For Growth aims to distribute around 100,000 hockey sticks and balls across the country. The programme also envisages setting up training camps and holding tournaments and selecting players from among the participants in these tournaments for scholarships.
What We Need
Growth of talented sportsmen is often impeded by absence of proper equipment. It is an initiative to ensure that no youth coming from an underprivileged background is denied the right to play because he or she does not have proper equipment/gear. Your donation will be used to purchase sports equipment and setting up village points.