- Category: Education Corner
- Published: Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00
- Written by Bill Jaynes
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The Australian Embassy congratulates the FSM Boxing Association’s Fighting Fit: Increasing female participation in Boxing in FSM project - a recent grant recipient of our Direct Aid Program (DAP). Second Secretary and Consul Takuro Steele presents a $11,570.00 cheque to Coach, Adam Milburn.
The project seeks to implement a multi-dimensional approach to raise awareness, educate, improve equipment and facilities, and provide greater opportunities to train and compete locally and internationally. Boxing training is a fun, low cost, inclusive and effective way to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases in the community. Boxing training can increase awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, competition and teamwork, and can empower young women with the self-discipline and confidence required to become role models and future leaders in the local community.
DAP is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities for up to USD $20,000. DAP applications can be submitted year-round. For more information and to apply online, visit www.fsm.embassy.gov.au