Social change on a global scale

Our impact is international, sustainable and diverse.
Through our global network of community organisations, we help empower:

2.017.672

disadvantaged young people every year.

Social change means different things to different communities – from landmine education in Cambodia to AIDS prevention in South Africa, from tackling homelessness in the UK to integrating refugees in Australia. Regardless of geographic region or social cause, the beautiful game has proved a versatile tool for changing lives.

 

Our role is to bring global support to these local initiatives. Since 2002, we have hosted close to 30 festivals and forums all over the world, raising awareness of our cause and bringing together the key players from our field. We have also developed more than 60 football pitches, centres and mobile stadiums in previously dangerous areas, ensuring more young people have safe places to play.  

 

In addition, our ongoing support and dissemination of football-based development programmes has raised upwards of 25 million Euros for community organisations, while our consulting services have unearthed new investment opportunities for more than 50 public and private partners.  

 

But this is just the beginning. Independent estimates from McKinsey & Company suggest the field of Football for Good could empower as many as fifty million young people every year. It’s time to unlock this potential. 

"It's important to understand that football is much more than a game. It can give you other opportunities. I am proud of what I have done and I want to be a leader in my community. I come from a poor family and I never thought I would have the chance to do something like this."

Linda Choeun
Streetfootballworld Festival Attendee

"The project has taught me how to become a better leader and how to make a good treatment for the children, especially street children. I have learnt so much from them, how they struggle in their life. It is not easy and makes me feel so fortunate as I am now."

Rizki Kurniawan
streetfootballworld Programme Participant

“Football has given me confidence and courage to overcome the struggles I’ve had in my life. Without football, I wouldn’t be here today.”

Anitha Srambickal
streetfootballworld programme participant