India’s premier not-for-profit organisation in broadbasing of sports at grassroots – STAIRS (Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports) Foundation has today announced the joining of Ajit M. Sharan, Former Sports Secretary, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports [MYAS] as its Chairman of the Board. Ajit M. Sharan contribution …Read More »
It was an experience of a lifetime for 18 boys and girls from Nepal who attended the five-day AFC-FAM-Shelter Ashraya Nepal Youth Football & Leadership Camp 2019 supported by the AFC Dream Asia Foundation. In a collaboration between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and Shelter …Read More »
India will once more be represented by a men’s and women’s team in the upcoming 2019 Homeless World Cup in Cardiff, Wales from July 27 to August 3. The tournament which is organised by the Homeless World Cup Foundation will see NGO Slum Soccer once more sending the Indian representative …Read More »
Franz Gastler is an American citizen who grew up in Minnesota but has lived in Ormanjhi, Jharkhand since 2007 where he was an English teacher. He started Yuwa in 2009 to combat social problems that plague young girls in India. Now one of the largest soccer programs in the country, …Read More »
While in Delhi earlier today, June 21, I got to visit the NGO CEQUIN to see their work in Women’s Empowerment through football. German coaching instructor Wiltrud ‘Willy’ Melbaum, who works for the regional Fussballverband Niederrhein (FVN), had been send to India by the DFB (German FA) to do workshops …Read More »
Chennaiyin FC players inaugurate Just For Kicks league for children from low-income schools in Chennai!
Chennaiyin FC first team players Thoi Singh and Francisco Fernandes inaugurated the Just For Kicks (JFK) league in the city today, an annual football league for children from low-income and under-resourced schools around the country from the JFK program. Chennaiyin FC have collaborated with the global for-purpose organization Enabling Leadership …Read More »
The Anantapur Sports Academy, a sport for development initiative was felicitated with the ‘Best NGO Promoting Sport’ accolade at the India Sports Awards part of the Turf 2018 on Thursday, October 25. The Anantapur Sports Academy (ASA) is a sport for development initiative by the Rayalaseema Development Trust (RYDT). The …Read More »
Everton FC & Premier League launch Mumbai’s first-ever football program for children with disability!
In partnership with the OSCAR Foundation, Everton FC and the Premier League will be launching Mumbai’s first-ever football project for children with disabilities in Mumbai, starting October 26, 2018. The disability project is supported by the Premier League’s International Development Fund in partnership with streetfootballworld – an international ‘Football for …Read More »
The urban poor and refugee community in Kuala Lumpur faces a multitude of challenges as they go by their daily life and for the youth, obtaining an education was once merely a dream. Addressing the importance of holistic care and education to pave the way for future leaders, the Asian …Read More »
The Anantapur Sports Academy (ASA), who organise the Anantapur Football League, a five-month long competition which sees close to 1,600 players from marginalised communities in Anantapur participate every year. The 2018/19 season will be supported by the LaLiga and Fundación LaLiga through its partnership with the Rural Development Trust, Andhra …Read More »