Task Force Member, Rico, features in UNDESA Newsletter

March 1, 2018

"Sports as an industry that can generate both economic growth and improve sustainability of lives in both urban and rural areas." 

 

Our Task Force Member, Yik Wai Chee (Rico) of Malaysia is the main feature of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Youth Flash Newsletter this week. 

 

In an interview with UNDESA, Rico shared his experiences on volunteering in vulnerable communities in Southeast Asia and his start-up "Crowdsukan", an online platform that

 

uses crowd funding to finance small-scaled sports infrastructure in rural areas.

 

Check out the full article here: 

https://www.un.org/development/desa/youth-flash/feature/2018/03/a-unique-experience-of-youth-and-sports-development-in-south-east-asia-by-yik-wai-chee/

 

 

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