t3h Local Hosts

All third half local hosts are nonprofit organizations and social enterprises, doing important work in their regions, and members of the Street Football World network.

OSCAR Foundation

OSCAR instills the value of education through football and empowers underprivileged children and youth with life skills to maximize their potential and transform their lives.

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Magic Bus

Magic Bus steers children towards a better life with better awareness, better life skills, and better opportunities, in the journey from childhood to livelihood.

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Dream A Dream

Dream a Dream uses soccer to help young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish in a fast-changing world using a creative, life skills approach. Dream a Dream works directly with young people through its After School Life Skills and Career Connect programs, using sport and art as a medium to engage and develop critical life skills. Thanks to your visit, Dream a Dream will be able to provide year-round youth soccer activities, and help us buy new equipment and materials, refreshments, and pay for teacher salaries.

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Slum Soccer

Your trip will be hosted by the respected, local non-profit organization ’Slum Soccer’, which runs soccer programs for the most disadvantaged members of Indian society. It began with soccer leagues for the homeless, many of whom were involved in crime, violence or drugs. The decrease in these harmful activities and the improvement of the participants’ lives inspired Slum Soccer to expand its program to more cities and Slum Soccer now addresses issues like HIV/AIDS infection, personal hygiene and environmental protection. Thanks to your visit, Slum Soccer will be able to achieve goals like; Enrol 20 young people from underserved communities in high school for a year Provide one of our soccer teams with materials, food, water, educational classes and community service projects for a year Provide literacy classes for 25 students for 6 months, including materials, food, and teacher salaries

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Dragones de Lavapies

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization ‘Dragones de Lavapies’, a multicultural, grassroots soccer club which uses the game to deliver education programs and foster social inclusion in the neighborhood of Lavapies. You’ll work with Dragones’s coaches as they deliver programs like youth soccer leagues, radio shows, round table discussions and more. Your visit will help Dragones de Lavapies provide scholarships for children to attend its powerful soccer programs throughout the year.

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Sport Against Racism Ireland

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization Sport Against Racism Ireland (SARI). SARI was founded in 1997 as a direct response to an increasing number of racist attacks, linked to the dramatic increase in the number of foreign nationals living in Ireland. SARI’s mission is to support cultural integration and social inclusion in Ireland by using sport, particularly soccer, as a medium to combat racism, sectarianism, homophobia and other forms of discrimination. Thanks to your visit, SARI will be able to achieve goals like; Present sporting and cultural events that bring together people from different cultures and backgrounds Create opportunities for young people to participate in social integration projects at home and abroad Promote intercultural dialogue and celebrate cultural diversity through projects in schools

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CBSA

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization Chiparamba Breakthrough Sports Academy (CBSA). CBSA creates sporting opportunities for all children, not just those with athletic ability to teach important life skills. We organize multiple programs, including HIV education for boys and girls living in refugee camps near the borders with Burundi, Rwanda and DRC. We've also created a ‘WASH’ league to provide access to clean water and sanitation through the power of soccer. Your visit helps us fund and advocate for these amazing programs.

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Whizzkids United

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization Whizzkids United, an innovative educational programme leader in the world in using football to address sexual and reproductive health including HIV. Thanks to your visit, Whizzkids United will be able to achieve goals like; Launch our ‘On The Ball’ program focusing on reproductive health in two new schools Five youth go through our Game Change program focusing on math, IT and work readiness. Three young people from Tamale will be able to attend a college degree course for three years

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Delta Cultura

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization ‘Delta Cultura’, which gets young people off the streets and educates them for a better future and to live a socially responsible life. Soccer is used as a tool for social change and as a motivation for the children and adolescents to take part in other educational and cultural programs. Your visit will help Delta Cultura cover one whole year of school fees and books for 250 primary school children, and pay salaries for the teachers delivering this amazing programs.

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The Haitian Initiative

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization ‘The Haitian Initiative’, co-founded by US soccer legend Tony Sanneh. The Haitian Initiative provides life skills programs for at-risk children using soccer as the catalyst to empower kids, improve lives and unite communities by supporting and promoting educational attainment through in-school and after-school programming, tutoring and college preparatory training.

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Sacred Sports Foundation

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization Sacred Sports Foundation. Their mission is to assist disadvantaged communities through socially-inclusive sports development programmes for young people aged 6-25 in low-income areas. You’ll help Sacred Sports Foundation as they deliver educational programming focusing on communication, conflict management, gender awareness and health. Thanks to your visit, Sacred Sports Foundation will be able to achieve goals like; Employ four unemployed youth coaches to work with our after school programme for three months Use and maintain a soccer field within a community for a whole year Change the lives of 15 disadvantaged local teenage kids by delivering child safeguarding certification, life skills training and leadership mentoring for an entire year.

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GOALS Haiti

For many kids in Haiti, GOALS Haiti provides their very first opportunity to play soccer in a structured and safe environment. Soccer is used not only to enhance physical health and promote a positive personal attitude, but GOALS also uses it to raise awareness about health, nutrition, sanitation, gender equality and education. Thanks to your visit, GOALS Haiti will be able to provide important school sponsorships, Sponsor one of our soccer teams with materials, food, water, educational classes and community service projects for one year.

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FUDELA

FUDELA offers comprehensive training and technical skill development that improve young people’s chances of getting a job and earning a living. It also uses soccer as a tool for training and motivation, and for promoting the development of values such as teamwork, discipline and effective communications such as unemployment, violence, drug use and teenage pregnancy. Your visit will help FUDELA bring life skills training to around 320 young people from disadvantaged communities in Quito.

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love.fútbol

Your trip will be hosted by the respected, local non-profit organization love.fútbol. love.fútbol mobilizes and engages communities to plan, build, manage, activate and redefine their own soccer pitches as sustainable platforms for social change. love.futbol raises funds to finance raw materials, provide technical guidance and facilitate the execution of the project. Community members contribute with their talents, ideas, labor and other local resources, serving as partners and agents of change in the process. Thanks to your visit, love.futbol will be able to achieve goals like; Building an outdoor classroom next to one of our community soccer fields Constructing a kiosk next to a soccer field which can become a hub for community business and social entrepreneurship. Building a playground for local children.

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Seprojoven

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization SEPROJOVEN which uses soccer to help strengthen cultural values and social skills, promote leadership and encourage intercultural exchanges. You’ll help SEPROJOVEN coaches bring soccer and life skills programs to local indigenous communities, join them in language, dance and singing classes and help local families with harvesting, craft-making and sugar-cane grinding. Thanks to your visit, SEPROJOVEN will be able to achieve goals like; Provide soccer equipment for the Liga Fem soccer league for girls and the Copa Indigena for local indigenous children Organize a youth leadership training camp for local young people to become the next generation of leaders in their community Organise artistic workshops for local indigenous youth.

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Tiempo de Juego

Your trip will be hosted by the respected non-profit organization Tiempo de Juego which uses the power of the beautiful game to bring people together, teach values and promote education. You’ll visit Tiempo de Juego programs and help their coaches deliver soccer classes, life skills training and teach social entrepreneurship. You’ll also learn a lot from the inspirational youth of Colombia and how they are seeking to create a different future for the country.

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Kick4Life

Your trip will be hosted by the respected, local non-profit organization ‘Kick4Life’, an award-winning charity that uses soccer to provide holistic support for orphans and vulnerable children. Kick4Life’s approach is based on the belief that football clubs do not always have to be run for private profit and that we can more effectively leverage the enormous wealth and influence of the football industry for social development by becoming a part of it. Thanks to your visit, Kick4Life will be able to achieve goals like; 1,000 children tested for HIV through Kick4Life’s innovative ‘Test Your Team’ program 30 orphans and vulnerable children receive a year’s worth of intensive and holistic mentoring and support 150 orphans and vulnerable children complete a six-week health education and life-skills course enabling them to live a safer and more productive life

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