TAKT (Together Advancing Common Trust) is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering cross-cultural understanding, promoting dialogue among communities, combating gender and social discrimination, and empowering vulnerable groups.
The work of TAKT aligns with several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations, including SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 5: Gender Equality, SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, and SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals.
Through its focus on developing leadership, teamwork, employability and social cohesion skills of young people, TAKT contributes to SDG 4, which aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
TAKT’s use of sports as a tool for social change promotes gender equality by creating opportunities for girls and women to participate in sports and breaking down gender stereotypes.
By working in sustainable local partnerships with schools, community centers, and local organizations, TAKT contributes to SDG 17, which emphasizes the importance of partnerships to achieve the SDGs.
TAKT’s focus on breaking down barriers and promoting understanding and respect between young people from different backgrounds aligns with SDG 10, which aims to reduce inequalities within and among countries.
Finally, TAKT’s innovative approach to using sports as a tool for social change contributes to SDG 8, which aims to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.
Overall, TAKT’s work is aligned with several SDGs, highlighting the importance of using sports as a tool for social change and building sustainable partnerships to achieve a more inclusive and equitable society.
We believe in the power of sport and play to transform lives and bring forward a positive change in the society.
How We Got Started
TAKT was founded by a group of passionate and dedicated women, each bringing their unique experiences and expertise to the organization. Inspired by their globetrotting adventures, cosmopolitan thinking, sports background endurance, and linguistic and social work expertise, they recognized the potential of sports and creative activities to foster trust and break down barriers among diverse communities.
Where We Are Now
Through collaboration and perseverance, TAKT has grown from a small grassroots movement to a dynamic non-profit organization, making a tangible difference in the lives of the individuals and communities around us. With each project and initiative, TAKT continues to advance common trust, paving the way for a brighter, more harmonious future.
Some of our key goals include:
- ENSURING ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION: Education is a fundamental right, and we aim to provide access to quality education for all, regardless of their background or circumstances.
- PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: We aim to create a world where diversity is celebrated and inclusion is a fundamental part of society. We believe that diversity is a strength that can drive innovation, creativity, and progress.
- PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY: We strive to create a world where women and girls are empowered and have equal access to education, healthcare, and opportunities.
- FOSTERING INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship: We believe that innovation and entrepreneurship are key drivers of progress and development, and we aim to support individuals and communities to unleash their potential.
- PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT: We believe that protecting the environment is essential for a sustainable future, and we are committed to working towards a world where we live in harmony with nature.