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TIBU Maroc's "Sa7ti Friyadti" program elected Innovative Action of the Year by international organization Peace and Sport

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TIBU Maroc's "Sa7ti Friyadti" program elected Innovative Action of the Year by international organization Peace and Sport

A new international distinction is added to TIBU Maroc, a major player in social innovation through sport. "Sa7ti Friyadti", an innovative high-impact program that encourages young people and families to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle.

The "Sa7ti Friyadti" program of the NGO TIBU Maroc is the new laureate in the category "Innovative Action of the Year" at the "Peace and Sport Awards 2020" organized by Peace and Sport, an international organization that promotes peace by using the power of sport and is under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

TIBU Maroc uses the power of sport to design social and innovative solutions in the field of education, empowerment and socio-economic inclusion with a strong presence in 14 cities in Morocco.

The “Sa7ti Friyadti” (Empowerment through Sport) program provides distance sports education and helps to improve educational provision for thousands of young people from disadvantaged communities. As such, the organization has developed a guide focusing on nutrition, physical activity and mental health support. Its content is disseminated through technological tools that allow direct interaction with beneficiaries and their families, up to 3 times a week.

Joël Bouzou, President-Founder of Peace and Sport, said:

"I warmly congratulate TIBU Maroc on its victory in the category "Innovative Action of the Year". Their "Sa7ti Friyadti" program, based on the use of new technologies, has made it possible to disseminate innovative educational content during the health crisis and thus encourage young people to adopt healthy lifestyle habits. We hope that this award can help to promote the recognition of TIBU Maroc at the international level."

Mohamed Amine Zariat, Ashoka Fellow and Founding President of the organization TIBU Morocco, mentioned:

"We are delighted to be awarded the prize for the "Innovative Action of the Year"". " Our "Sa7ti Friyadti" program was launched in a time of health crisis and has enabled more than 4,500 young people and families to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle thanks to the educational and playful content developed by our agents of positive change through sport. I would like to thank the members of the jury as well as Peace and Sport for organizing the celebration of the Peace and Sport Awards 2020".

The "Innovative Action of the Year" category rewards an individual or organization that uses new technologies or develops innovative ways to promote sport as a tool for sustainable peace, education and social development. The finalists of this 2020 edition were TIBU Maroc, the International SAMBO Federation and FLAG21.

TIBU Maroc is a Moroccan NGO that uses the power of sport to design social and innovative solutions in the field of education, empowerment and socio-economic inclusion of young people through sport.

Peace and Sport is an international, neutral and independent organization based in Monaco, which promotes peace by using the power of sport. Founded in 2007 by modern pentathlon Olympic medalist and world champion Joël Bouzou, Peace and Sport enjoys the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

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Monday, December 21, 2020 - 16:52

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