Project Summary: Village basketball courts became a common site in Yunnan's villages a decade ago as projects to promote exercise and build up schools. The courts have proven to be more than just as a playground for children. They are places where festivals are held and village meetings take place.
Over the past five years, many of the village basketball courts have deteriorated. Rims have fallen down, cheap wooden backboards have rotted away and the courts themselves have weathered into sometimes dangerous cracks and potholes.
By teaming up with sponsors and government leaders, Village Progress plans to support local efforts to repair and rebuild dilapidated courts.