Bhavika is 32 years old and she is a coach involved in the Peacemakers Project at Naandi Foundation. “When women and other girls see me play, they have so much respect and admiration in their eyes, and the fact that I inspire them in some way is what motivates me the most. I hadn’t played much sports before joining the programme. I played a little bit in school, but now I cannot imagine my life without sports. My favourite sport is badminton but I enjoy football greatly as well. I would like to learn more sports and become an excellent football coach. My dream is to teach as many girls as I can, to inspire as many women as I can so that a maximum women and girls can discover the joy of sports. In our social context, empowering girls through sports is very important because girls and women living in rural areas lack access to education and sport facilities.”
My dream is to teach as many girls as I can, to inspire as many women as I can so that a maximum women and girls can discover the joy of sports. I want to ensure that girls and women living in rural areas will have access to education and sport facilities.