Youth Small Grants: August 2012

 

Small Grants projects/ 4th cycle – 2012

The Grantee:Mustafa Mohammad Reza (Baghdad) – Project concluded.

Project Title: Peace Marathon

Project goal: A marathon dedicated to national unity, participation in elections, and to renounce sectarian violence.

On August 22, Mr. Mustafa Mohammed Reza, the grantee from Baghdad coordinated with local officials and security authorities to offer protection and medical support to the marathon participants. In preparation for the marathon, the grantee purchased 100 T-Shirts labeled, “Peace Marathon,” 100 medals and two trophies.  The marathon took place on September 14. 65 runners participated with medals awarded to the winners and custom t-shirts designed for the project distributed to all the participants. The marathon started at the Al-Dufairi Mosque, Sunni Mosque in Al-Nasir District to Al-Rasoul Mosque, Shi’at Mosque.  By end of the marathon, the two winners were awarded a trophy.

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