What was the defining moment that led you to this innovation?
Reading the book More than just a game about Football and Robbeneiland combined with finding this opportunity. Reading the book just before I saw this application can not be a coincidence.
Tell us about the social innovator behind this idea.
My name is Jan-Willem Pijper. 26 years old and I believe in the power of sports. I am an innovator at work and (co)-founder of consultancy-practices for sports in Holland. My expertise in in Human Resource Management combined with knowledge of organizing cooperation and mutual gains. I work at Twynstra Gudde, a consultancy form, that gives me the opportunity to develop plans and develop myself.
I believe in the power of sports, to unite, to develop, to change the world. I want to have impact on the world, starting with myself. I read the book More than just a game and was surprised of the history of Robbeneiland, a story that I never knew and a story that should be told more often. This game is a way of telling the history of Robbeneiland by empowering youngster like Robbeneiland changed people
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How did you first hear about Changemakers?
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Through a newsletter that told about this opportunity.