Sport support

In order to stay healthy, it is important to give the body, its musculoskeletal system, its organs, the immune system and the psyche reserves. Physical activity plays a key role in this.

We call the expansion of the load areas fitness. The supercompensation principle, which has to be considered in a differentiated manner, is essential for fitness. The organism and its systems adapt to a physical stress stimulus. Movement training improves the organic capacity, the psychoregulative systems and often takes place in groups, thus creating social points of contact.

The aim is to express or improve physical fitness and mental wellbeing, to build social relationships or to achieve competitive results at all levels.

As part of the sports promotion program, MCO  has requested sports materials to support social development in rural communities in order to make them available for development projects in rural communities in Gambia.

This component provides a flexible program that can also be tailored to reduce crime associated with self-identified social goals of individuals in rural communities.

Sports for social development Sport for social development is identified as building strong social relationship, trust, reconciliation, and reducing risk behavior.


Many of us had the experience of exercising as kids. Whether in a recreational league or a more professional league, there is a reason why sports are recommended for children and teenagers: because they help you feel part of something. There is a sense of belonging that comes with training as part of a team, as well as a significant increase in self-esteem. Many important social skills are learned here, including accepting others, helping our colleagues, and the value of competition.


For this reason, MCO plays an important role in encouraging boys, girls, teenagers, and young women to build better relationships through exercise.

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