Matissa is a Belgian non-profit organization located in a quarter, which contains the richest diversity in nationalities in Belgium : Saint- Gilles. Where 135 nationalities coexist. Matissa means in a Namibian language “How are you?” and in French seems to sound like “METISSE” which means diversity between the populations. Matissa is experienced in the activities of proximity in the public and urban spaces.

Our approach allows direct contact with local populations so as to bring new practices for an eductaive and playful approach to sportsand culturals activities for ALL. Our pedagogy makes it possible to make the urban sports, sports workhops more sociable and convivial.

Our main workshops are:

• Streetball
• Air Sqash
• Panafoot
• Parkour
• Dance & movement
• Climbing
• Capoeira

 Our first Association was settled in 2006 in Rabat (Morocco), Then in 2010 we have founded the first european plateforme un brussels. In 2017 we opened Matissa also in Dakar (Senegal). Actually Matissa is an inetrnational association based in 3 countries, working in the field of sport and culture to spread it as pedagogical tools for inclusion of diversity.Working towards inclusive sport in differnets levels of social groups we are actually developping an educational perspective.

Rue de la Perche 6
1060 Bruxelles

Lakhdar Zohir
Project Manager
T 0032 489 90 37 04


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