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Cricket Sin Fronteras contra la pobreza y la exclusión

Buenos Aires Times nos acompañó en la clínica del Hurlingham Cricket Club esta semana. Les compartimos esta nota sobre la actividad en el Belgrano Athletic.

Muchas gracias Ellie Arden por difundir nuestro trabajo.

Hurlingham Cricket Club hosted a workshop with local NGO Cricket sin Fronteras.

Members of the Hurlingham Cricket Club this week hosted a workshop with local NGO Cricket sin Fronteras (CSF), a charity that uses sport to help improve the lives of hundreds of young people between the ages of 8 and 25 from shantytowns in and around the capital.

With the NGO celebrating its 10th birthday this year, CSF’s leaders have now launched a new project mentoring children who are leaving secondary school. Under the scheme, adults meet once a month with the youngsters to make plans about their future careers and to encourage them to continue studying.

Daniel Suárez, the charity’s coordinator, told the Times that “poverty is a state of mind.”

He added: “We want to change the mentality of these children... many of whom face social discrimination.”

The next item on the agenda for the group is a bid to raise enough money for a bus, so they can transport children around the city to play the sport.

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