Renforcement des capacités des filles par le sport et le jeu (RECAF-Jeu)

Reporting Organization:Right To Play International
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 9,078,809
Timeframe: September 8, 2021 - June 30, 2026
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Othman Mezouar
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Right To Play International

Participating Organizations

  • NGOs

    • Liverpool Football Club Foundation

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Senegal - $ 9,078,809.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus


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The project aims to support the empowerment of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Ziguinchor and Sédhiou in Senegal. RECAF-Jeu will use sport and play as a form of experiential learning to develop critical life skills such as leadership, communication and self-esteem in adolescent girls and boys, in support of enhanced agency in girls and positive masculinity in boys.

The overall goal: Enhanced empowerment of vulnerable and marginalized adolescent girls and young women in theZiguinchor and Sédhiou regions of Senegal.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, boys Children, girls
Total Direct Population: 10,320
Total Indirect Population: 89,784
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1 Training: Members of girls’ clubs trained in life skills, with a focus on decision making, self-esteem and leadership
1 Training: Regular sports activities organized for adolescent girls and young women
1 Workshop: Sports and play-based activities delivered to members of girls’ clubs to promote their understanding of SRHR, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and MHM
1 Workshop: Caregiver support groups established and trained for caregivers to facilitate discussions on gender equality
1 Advocacy: Open engagement events/public dialogues between girls, boys, young women and government officials organized
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

-Increased agency amongst vulnerable and marginalized adolescent girls and young women in targeted communes of Ziguinchor and Sédhiou regions for the realization of their rights within their families and communities

-Increased action by family and community members, including men and boys, in targeted communes of Ziguinchor and Sédhiou regions to support gender equality and the realization of the rights of adolescent girls and young women

-Increased accountability of key institutions to respect, promote and fulfill the rights of adolescent girls and young women in and through sport

Achieved Results


SDG Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • SDG 5.2.2 Proportion of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by age and place of occurrence
  • SDG 5.3.1 Proportion of women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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