Objectives of the ICR

QUOTE BY THE ICR FOUNDING CHAIRMAN

“It has been a long but interesting rewarding journey of total committment and courage.”

OBJECTIVES OF THE ICR

The ICR has been the single most important fundraising event for the Zambia Amateur Athletic Association (ZAAA). The funds raised from the ICR have enabled athletes to participate in National Regional, and International Championships.

  • To raise funds for the purpose of developing and promoting athletics across the country, through the Talent Identification Program (TIP). The YIP is administered through Provincial Area Boards.
  • To create a platform for HIV/AIDS information sharing and dissemination and to help fight the stigma for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • To promote the Spirit of a Multi Sectoral Response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
  • To create awareness about and encourage people to go for Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT). This is achieved through collaboration with various HIV/AIDS service organizations.
  • To promote awareness, Screen and Test other Medical Conditions that threaten life such as Breast and Cervical Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiac ailments, Hypertension, Sickle Cell, Malaria etc, under the motto “Know Your Status for a Healthier Nation.
  • To bring together Corporate Leaders and Executives, Civil Society, Government and Community Leaders and the Public, for a day of fun in a socially- friendly atmosphere for enhanced social and Business Relations.
  • To encourage organisations engage their employees in Wellness Programs as a way of keeping them healthy thereby enhancing productivity and reducing downtime.
  • To reduce social distance among employees and enhance cohesion and cooperation.
  • To act as an effective Team Building Event.