First Citizens Sports Foundation Supports Physical Education Thrust in Tobago The Sports Foundation through its Sport for All programme continues to deliver on its mission to promote sport and physical activity in all its forms and facets throughout a wide range of communities in both Trinidad and Tobago, thus ensuring that the benefits of its programmes are spread evenly throughout the country.

Towards these ends the Foundation has forged a partnership with the Division of Sport in Tobago to ensure maximum efficiency in the delivery of a number of Sport Development Initiatives directed at Tobago.

MOU for training with the University of Western Cape

Over the last three years Focus has been placed on the implementation of Developmental and Training Projects. This has led to the roll out of an MOU for training with the University of Western Cape, and the subsequent staging of four training programmes that were conducted by professors of the University over the period July 2012-2014. These were:

  1. Community Coaches – Sport Development and Peace
  2. Sport Leadership
  3. Conflict and Mediation in Sport
  4. HIV/AIDS in Sport

There are new proposals on the table for 2015 which will need the continued partnership and support of the Division of Sport of the T.H.A.

tobago2First Citizens Sponsors Tobago YMCA’s 1st Annual Schools Swim Meet

Recently the Tobago YMCA hosted its first annual Schools Swim Meet at the YMCA Pool, Black Rock, Tobago and First Citizens is proud to have been part of this inaugural event through its sponsorship of $50,000.00. The event spanned over a two day period and was well attended by Primary and Secondary Schools from around Tobago. Indeed it was a proud moment for Tobago, as their youth for the first time were afforded to compete in their own pool in Tobago.

First Citizens Sports Foundation supports THA’s Physical Education Training for Teachers

Recently the Foundation also made a contribution to the Tobago House of Assembly Department of Education, Youth and Sport in support of its project Physical Education Training for Teachers. The objective of this programme is to equip these teachers with a battery of exciting new activities to include in their teaching strategies for the new school year.

It also donated $30,000 worth of physical education equipment packages to 19 representatives of both primary and secondary schools that attended the programme. Based on the feedback received these packages provided an immense boost to the overall impact of the programme.