Agents Of Change – Vaishnavi
Vaishnavi,13, joined our football club in Nalasopara, Mumbai. She was unaware of what or how to play football. At Oasis, she learnt the game by attended daily practice sessions, life skill sessions and instantly fell in love with the game. In our football practice sessions, life skills are given equal importance, in turn creating compassionate and disciplined students. Vaishnavi says, “At my football classes, I learnt the value of time, how to respect and love everyone, working in a team and taking responsibilities.”
An important factor that helps in creating change agents is instilling these practices in the students, in everything that they do. Football serves as an effective tool for imparting values like helping, sharing and team work everyday. Vaishnavi has learnt to take responsibility of her junior football peers and makes sure they take their daily nutrition. Small practices like these create a lasting impact in the child to
become conscious of their transformation and in the transformation of those around them.