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Hoop Dreams: Teaching Values Through Basketball in Congo

Hoop Dreams: Teaching Values Through Basketball in Congo

Oct 10, 2014-- "You come here, you play hard, you work hard,"shares Dario Merlo. He was just 11-years-old when his family fled their home in Goma, to escape the horrors of the Rwandan massacre. Returning in 2005, Dario pledged to make a difference. He created the Promo Jeune Basket (Promote Youth Basketball), an organization working to empower the youth of Africa. But, this is a league unlike any other -- in that, it uses basketball to inspire young children to take interest in their education and civil responsibilities. For these children, basketball is far more than just a game. (12248 reads)


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