PLAYDAGOGIE is an educational approach allowing children to learn and grow by playing games and sports. The documentary OTIMISMO Follows the oplympic medalist, Ugo Legrand, right into the heart of a brazilian favela in Belo Horizonte, where he's practicing this new methode with local children. This project was initiated by the french non governmental organisation PL4Y INTERNATIONAL.
About Pl4y International :
As a universal language and fundamental right, sports are an incredible resource for solving major societal issues.
Pl4y International (formerly Sports Without Borders) supports this idea and shows through everyday actions that innovation through sports favours social cohesion and can resolve many educational and health-related problems.
By pooling resources, Pl4y International hopes to maximise the impact of its programmes as well as the investment of its partners. Just like its program Playdagogy, which has seen a dynamic increase in its development, this NGO aspires to increase by 10 the number of participants by 2017. A member of Groupe SOS, registered with the Ministry for National Education, Pl4y International also benefits from its consultative status with UNESCO.