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SEEDS SPORTS FOR EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SENEGAL

USING SPORTS AS A VEHICLE TO INSPIRE, EMPOWER AND SUPPORT THE HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF PROMISING

AFRICAN YOUTH, PREPARING THEM TO BECOME GLOBAL CITIZENS AND LEAD POSITIVE TRANSFORMATION IN SENEGAL, AFRICA AND THE WORLD. SEEDS CREATES A SOCIAL AND CIVIC AWARENESS AND ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT USING SPORT AS A TOOL AND VEHICLE TO ACHIEVE THESE GOALS


HISTORY OF SEEDS SPORTS FOR EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SENEGAL

AMADOU GALLO FALL, ONE OF THE FIRST SENEGALESE STUDENT-ATHLETES CAME TO THE UNITED STATES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH BASKETBALL EARNING HIS BACHELORS DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, HE PURSUED AN MBA FROM GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY. DURING HIS STUDIES, FALL BEGAN TO INFORMALLY “REACH BACK” TO SENEGAL TO SUPPORT OTHER STUDENT-ATHLETES IN THEIR EFFORTS TO FOLLOW HIS STEPS AND EARN AN EDUCATION IN THE U.S AS A STUDENT, FALL ENVISIONED AN ORGANIZATION THAT WOULD USE SPORTS AS A VEHICLE TO OPEN DOORS OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN AFRICA, PREPARING THEM FOR LIVES OF LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE; FALL ACCEPTED A POSITION WITH THE DALLAS MAVERICKS OF THE NBA, AS AN INTERNATIONAL SCOUT - WHILE AT THE SAME TIME HE BEGAN PLANNING, ADVOCATING, AND RAISING FUNDS FOR THE CREATION OF SEEDS; FALL HAS LIVED AND MODELED THE VISION OF SEEDS AND, IN 2002, ESTABLISHED SEEDS (SPORTS FOR EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SENEGAL) FOUNDATION AS A U.S. - REGISTERED 501(C)3;


HISTORY OF SEEDS SPORTS FOR EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SENEGAL CONTINUED

IN 2003, FALL HELPED ESTABLISH THE NBA AFRICA 100 CAMP, A BASKETBALL AND LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM FOR AFRICAN YOUTH, AGES 14-18; THE AFRICA 100 CAMP WHICH FALL HELPED TO CREATE WAS QUICKLY SUCCESSFUL. THE CAMP WAS THEN TRANSFORMED INTO THE NBA’S BASKETBALL WITHOUT BORDERS (BWB) PROGRAM WHICH SPENT ITS INITIAL SIX (6) YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA AUGUST 5TH, 2010 WILL MARK THE FIRST TIME THE CAMP WILL BE HELD IN SENEGAL, WITH FALL SERVING AS THE DIRECTOR. MOHAMMED FAYE BECAME THE FIRST STUDENT-ATHLETE TO GRADUATE FROM SEEDS ACADEMY AND ACCEPT A FULL SCHOLARSHIP TO A US UNIVERSITY DIRECTLY. FAYE GRADUATED FROM SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (SMU) IN DALLAS AFTER TRANSFERRING FROM GEORGIA TECH. FALL IS NOW THE VP OF NBA AFRICA, BASKETBALL DEVELOPMENT


MOUSSA GUEYE

CHEIKH MBODJ

LIONEL GOMIS

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

SIENA COLLEGE

DANIEL GOMIS

YOUSSOUPHA NDOYE

OUMAR SALL

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY

HAMPTON UNIVERSITY

IN THE NEWS 2011 IN ITS 10TH YEAR, SEEDS HAS OVER 30 ALUMNI IN THE US PURSUING THEIR DEGREES


SPROUTING SEEDS SEEDS ALUMNI’S IN THE UNITED STATES AND PLAYING PROFESSIONALLY

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NORTH PLATTE COLLEGE, FRESHMAN CLOUD COLLEGE, FRESHMAN UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, JUNIOR UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, JUNIOR LEE ACADEMY (LEE, ME), SENIOR GRADUATED FROM SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY 2009, PLAYING PRO IN ESTONIA SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, SOPHOMORE WOODROW WILSON HIGH SCHOOL (DALLAS, TX), SENIOR GRADUATED FROM COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY 2010 TALLADEGA COLLEGE, SOPHOMORE CARROLL COLLEGE - SENIOR UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, JUNIOR PLAYING PROFESSIONALLY (TUNISIA) SNOW COLLEGE, FRESHMAN OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESHMAN HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, JUNIOR UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, SOPHOMORE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST.LOUIS, SOPHOMORE LEE ACADEMY (LEE, ME), SENIOR VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, FRESHMAN SIENA COLLEGE, FRESHMAN KENSTON FOREST HIGH SCHOOL, SENIOR PROFESSIONAL PLAYER IN FRANCE, PLAYED FOR THE OKC THUNDER AND NY KNICKS GRADUATED FROM SMU 2010, PLAYING PROFESSIONALLY (HYERE TOULON VAR, FRANCE) TEXAS LEGENDS, DALLAS MAVERICKS AFFILIATE TEAM - NBDL UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, SOPHOMORE HAMPTON UNIVERSITY, FRESHMAN PROFESSIONAL PLAYER IN QATAR ROANOKE COLLEGE, SENIOR GRADUATED FROM SMU 2011, PLAYING PROFESSIONALLY (KK ZAGREB, CROATIA) SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY, FRESHMAN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COLLEGE, SOPHOMORE NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE, FRESHMAN CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY, SOPHOMORE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN MONTANA, JUNIOR TRITON COLLEGE, SOPHOMORE SAGEMONT ACADEMY (MIAMI, FL), SOPHOMORE WORD OF GOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (RALEIGH, NC), JUNIOR SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY, FRESHMAN


RESPONSIBILITY WE BELIEVE IN A CULTURE OF SELF-RELIANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY, TAKING OWNERSHIP OF THE COLLECTIVE SUCCESS OF OURSELVES & OUR COMMUNITIES

SERVICE FOSTERING AN ETHIC OF PUBLIC SERVICE TO ALWAYS WORK FOR THE COMMON GOOD BY GIVING OUR TIME, ENERGY, TALENT, AND RESOURCES TO THE BENEFIT OF OTHERS

GROWTH FOSTERING AN ENVIRONMENT OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT THAT WILL UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL WITHIN US ALL

INTEGRITY HOLDING OURSELVES TO HIGH STANDARDS OF PERSONAL CONDUCT & CHARACTER...ALWAYS POSITIVELY REPRESENTING OURSELVES, OUR FAMILIES, AND OUR COMMUNITIES

SEEDS CORE VALUES THE FOUNDATION IS BUILT ON FOUR CORNERSTONES THAT GUIDE ALL KEY DECISIONS


Why SEEDS? THE REASON

SEEDS EXISTS IN RESPONSE TO THE LACK OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY AND HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST AFRICA. IN SENEGAL, DIM EDUCATIONAL PROSPECTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A SCARCITY OF QUALITY ATHLETIC OPPORTUNITIES. SEEDS USES SPORTS AS A “TOOL” TO KEEP YOUNG PEOPLE ENGAGED BY PROVIDING WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION FOR A NEW GENERATION OF YOUNG LEADERS WHO WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SENEGAL, AFRICA AND THE WORLD

KEY EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS IN SENEGAL* WHERE SEEDS CURRENTLY RUNS ALL ITS PROGRAMMING: PRIMARY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT - 78% SECONDARY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT - 21% TERTIARY (COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY) ENROLLMENT - 5% STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO - 42:1 LITERACY RATE (15 YEARS +) - 39% CHILD MALNUTRITION (UNDER 5 YEARS) - 23%


Why SEEDS? THE FORMATION

SEEDS

SEEDS ACADEMY

GROW THE GAME

SINCE 2002, SEEDS HAS BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN THE LIVES OF HUNDREDS OF YOUTH IN THIES, SENEGAL. IN SEVEN (7) YEARS, SEEDS HAS WITNESSED TRANSFORMATIVE RESULTS IN THE LIVES OF THEIR STUDENTS AND THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH IT SERVES SEEDS IS COMPRISED OF TWO MAIN COMPONENTS: SEEDS FOUNDATION AND SEEDS ACADEMY WHICH JOINTLY AIM TO MAKE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FUTURE OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR WELLBEING BY USING THE POWERFUL COMBINATION OF SPORTS AND EDUCATION TO BRING ABOUT CHANGE. GROW THE GAME IS AN EXTENSION OF SEEDS’ VISION OF USING SPORT AS THE CONDUIT TO EDUCATE YOUTH TO SPUR SOCIO-ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SENEGAL


SEEDS THE ORGANIZATION

SEEDS

SEEDS ACADEMY

GROW THE GAME

FUNDING SOURCE FOR THE SEEDS ACADEMY AND GROW THE GAME CAMPAIGN

A COLLEGE PREPARATORY BOARDING SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12) THAT PROVIDES SENEGALESE BOYS WITH A PLACE TO LIVE, STUDY AND TRAIN IN BASKETBALL YEAR-ROUND

OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED AT THE 2008 BWB STOPOVER, “GROW THE GAME” CAMPAIGN IS A PILOT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE TO EDUCATE YOUTH THROUGH BASKETBALL

PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO SENEGALESE YOUTH RUNS INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS THAT SERVE THE NEEDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN SENEGAL, FOCUSING ON THE AREAS OF EDUCATION AND PEDIATRIC HEALTH SUPPORTING WORK OF DAKAR-BASED LEDANTEC HOSPITAL SERVING YOUTH FROM SENEGAL AND SURROUNDING COUNTRIES

LOCATED IN THIES, THE ACADEMY OFFERS FREE TUITION, ROOM, BOARD, AND THREE (3) FULL MEALS A DAY. IT PRESENTLY SERVES UP TO TWENTY TWO (22) STUDENT-ATHLETES PER YEAR IN A RIGOROUS ACADEMIC, ATHLETIC AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM

GROW THE GAME FOSTERS A CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM THAT INCLUDE BASKETBALL CLINICS AND LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOPS FOR THE STUDENT. OFFERS U.S. TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SENEGALESE COACHES (MALE & FEMALE), AND WORKS WITH PARTNERS TO BUILD BASKETBALL COURTS LOCATED IN RURAL AREAS


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