Loading, please wait...

product description page

Play Like a Girl : How a Soccer School in Kenya's Slums Started a Revolution (MP3-CD) (Ellie Roscher)

Play Like a Girl : How a Soccer School in Kenya's Slums Started a Revolution (MP3-CD) (Ellie Roscher) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Growing up and living in Kibera, Kenya, Abdul Kassim was well aware of the disproportionate numberof challenges faced by women due to the extreme gender inequalities that persist in the slums. Afterbeing raised by his aunts, his mother, and his grandmother and having a daughter himself, he feltthat he needed to make a difference.In 2002, Abdul started a soccer team for girls called Girls Soccer in Kibera (GSK), with the hope offostering a supportive community and providing emotional and mental support for the young womenin the town. The soccer program was a success, but the looming dangers of slum life persisted, andthe young women continued to fall victim to the worst kinds of human atrocities. Indeed, it was theunyielding injustice of these conditions that led Abdul to the conclusion that soccer alone was notenough to create the systemic changes needed. In 2006, the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (KGSA) wasestablished to begin to help create those changes, and it continues its work today.
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Social Science, Education
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Dreamscape Media Llc
Author: Ellie Roscher
Language: English
Street Date: August 8, 2017
TCIN: 53236693
UPC: 9781520076553
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-1513
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
MSRPReg: $29.99 Save $10.50 (35% off)
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.