Ping Pong Midulla

Tell us about your project

We work together with Centro Midulla to create new ways of bringing people together and at the same time keeping them (especially children) away from the dangerous streets of one of the poorest districts of our City, Catania, Scicily.

Self-managed sport in a self-managed space!

What are you trying to do?

We are trying to make table tennis and solidarity key words in our environment spreading the table tennis culture in our town

Ping Pong Midulla

What makes it different to other projects?

Self-managed sport in a self-managed space!

“Do it for passion, not for money”

Why do you see yourself as punks in the community?

Our DIY attitude, we want to give opportunities to people (expecially young kids) who live in a poor and forgotten area of the city.

What’s your top tip for ‘keeping it punk’ and making a difference to people’s lives?

Our tip is to make a little effort to improve the quality of life of those people who haven’t got the means and chance to get out of their inconvenient social circumstances

Could you give us a quote or two from some of the people who benefit from your project?

“Do it for passion, not for money” is what Francesco always says

“Midulla belongs to the city!” says Federica

Ping Pong Midulla

What other groups inspire you?

Brighton Table Tennis Club

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