We believe in the implicit value of sports in promoting community development. Our organization is built around this philosophy, which is embedded in the code of ethics that is actively exercised by our staff and coaches.
PS4L is part of a global movement that sees sport as far more than simply a pastime, form of entertainment or a game. Sports can be utilized as a life tool capable of impacting in the most positive light.
All PS4L programs/classes are structured and conducted with the purpose of developing integrity, teaching life skills, and playing for the love of the game.
Sports bring people and communities together, highlights commonalities, and bridges cultural and ethnic divides. The fundamental elements of sports make it a highly effective tool for individual and community development.
Promoting health and well-being; reduces the risk of various diseases; generates social upliftment supports educational advancement, teaches life skills such as HIV/AIDs awareness, and drug prevention.
Sports are especially vital for children and young adults, particularly in supporting the development of their physical and mental health, building beneficial social connections, and providing them with an opportunity to have genuine enjoyment. It also offers a healthier alternative to destructive activities, such as drug abuse and crime that plague their communities. Additionally, there is evidence of a positive correlation between sports participation and improved academic performance.
The South African story is a troubled one. Many of the divisions created in the past are still prevalent in tensions of today.