The Basketball Village is Coming into Being!
BIDEV operates with the vision of ‘helping young people who are interested in basketball to grow up as good persons’, and along this goal, we are doing our best to help young surviviors in the earthquake region to recover from the damages and return back to normal life – as much as possible…
The JuniorNBA – BIDEV Basketball League Project
On August 4th, 2022, BIDEV signed a long term cooperation agreement with the National Basketball Association aiming at creating the ‘JuniorNBA-BIDEV Basketball League’ that would accommodate up to 1,000 young boys and girls within the 9-12 age categories. The first ever JuniorNBA – BIDEV draft took place in Istanbul with the participation in 3 groups - of boys ‘under12’ and ‘under10’and girls ‘under12’. The players were assigned to teams based on the schools they were coming from, and the teams were named after NBA franchises, enabling the young players to compete under the names and logos of franchises throughout the entire season.
A GIANT STEP FOR BASKETBALL IN VİLLAGES
Through our social responsibility project one big step for basketball in rural communities we aim to focus on disadvantaged communities and introduce the youth and children living in those areas to sports. Using the healing power of sports, we aim to help raise good individuals and support social progress.
GROUP HEALTH/MEDICAL CARE INSURANCE WITH ALLIANZ TURKEY
Health/Medical Care insurance coverage for 40 basketball coaches with Allianz Turkey
MEDLINE EMERGENCY HEALTH SUPPORT PROJECT
100 Basketball Coaches and 37 ‘Friends of Basketball’ safely covered by our Medline Emergency Health Support Project for One Calendar Year.
European Comission Erasmus+ BASKETFORALL Project
We are very happy that our Erasmus+ Project application ‘BasketForAll’ which was prepared by BIDEV Project Coordinator and Trustee Emir Turam and his professional team has been accepted and found eligible for co-funding by the EACEA in Brussells. The same team will coordinate implementations of the Project.
SPOR VE SERGİ SARAYI “HOME” PROJECT
As BİDEV and “ Cultural Awareness Foundation” we have been preparing a new documentary which will set light to Basketball History in Türkiye. By interviewing important sports people who made valuable contributions to Turkish Basketball, we develop an important archive and documentary through their experiences and memories.
BASKETBALL VOLUNTEERS PROJECT
Basketball Volunteers Project, Volunteer Coach Training was held between 03-06 February 2022 in Antalya at the Nirvana Cosmopolitan Hotel and Sport Facilities. 18 volunteer coaches, 7 trainers and 2 assistant coaches participated to the training.