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OUR FLAGSHIP organizations

An international network of leaders in empowering girls and women through sports

Sport For Social Change Network Africa

LOCATION: Pretoria, South Africa

FOUNDING YEAR: 2007

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental

MISSION: Strive for strategic collaboration between the private and public sector in order to create opportunities for sports as an agent for change and devel­opment for the youth.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Sports for social change

PROGRAMS: KNOWLEDGE SHARING: Conferences; Advocacy campaigns; Capacity building and training; Monitoring and evaluation; Research networking; Building the movement, ACCREDITATION: Certification; Endorsement; Recognition, RESOURCE MOBILISATION: Funding; In-kind support; Equipment distribution; Establishment of new partnerships; Vertical and horizontal

YEARLY REACH: Network has 118 members and is operating in 13 African countries.

STRENGTHS: Collaborative leader – promoting growth and progress of the sport for change movement.

BOXGIRLS SOUTH AFRICA

LOCATION: Cape Town, South Africa

FOUNDING YEAR: 2009

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental

MISSION: To build safe communities by strengthening girls and young women through education, leadership development, and violence prevention in disadvantaged communities.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Sports for Development, Girls Empowerment

PROGRAMS: After School Girls Program, Holiday Programs

YEARLY REACH: 850 female students, 4,000 community members

STRENGTHS: Impact Assessment, Gender

MOVING THE GOALPOST

LOCATION: Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa and Tana River, Kenya

FOUNDING YEAR: 2002

LEGAL STATUS: Non-Profit, Non-Governmental

STAFF: 30

MISSION: To positively influence communities by working with them to provide skills and opportunities for girls and young women to achieve their full potential through football.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Sport for Development (football), Empowerment of girls and young women

PROGRAMS: Football, Education, Livelihood, Health, Child Protection, Young Men as Equal Partners

YEARLY REACH: 9,000 registered girls between 9 and 25 years.

STRENGTHS: Use of football to empower girls, community and stakeholder engagement and management; child safeguarding in sport.

NAZ FOUNDATION INDIA

LOCATION: Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, India

FOUNDING YEAR: 1994

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental, FCRA

STAFF: 90

YEARLY BUDGET: <$1,500,000

MISSION: To build vibrant ecosystems that energize and enable individuals from excluded communities to realize their potential and act as agents of change; expand partnerships, networks, and linkages to catalyze a critical mass of such leaders; and engage and influence governments, businesses, and other stakeholders to take this movement to scale.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Health, rights, and gender in Sport for Development, HIV/AIDS & Sexual Health, LGBTQ+

PROGRAMS: Young People's Initiative (sport and life skills), Care for children living with HIV&AIDS, Trainings, MSM helpline

YEARLY REACH: 21,176 adolescents (among them 95% girls) through Naz India, and 26,763 through partnerships

STRENGTHS: Advocacy, Partnerships, Youth Empowerment, Child Protection

AREAS TO SUPPORT: Child participation, Opening up network opportunities in sport for development alliances, Organizational Sustainability, Gender transformative programs for boys to build more inclusive communities for girls

COMPREHENSIVE RURAL HEALTH PROJECT

LOCATION: Maharashtra, India

FOUNDING YEAR: 1970

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental, FCRA

STAFF: 50 full-time, 50 part-time, 75 community volunteers

YEARLY BUDGET: <$500,000

MISSION: To mobilize and build the capacity of communities to achieve access to comprehensive development and freedom from stigma, poverty, and disease.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Healthcare, Community Development, Agriculture

PROGRAMS: Community Health Workers, Training, Adolescent Girls and Boys Programs, Hospital, Mobile Health Team, Organic Farm, Artificial Limbs

YEARLY REACH: 30 Project Villages, 50 Village Health Workers, 800+ domestic and international trainees, 5,000+ hospital patients treated, 250 artificial limbs

STRENGTHS: Gender, Organizational Sustainability, Training

AREAS TO SUPPORT: Governance, Impact Assessment

SEITENWECHSEL e.V

LOCATION: Berlin, Germany

FOUNDING YEAR: 1988

MISSION: To promote the rights of women and LGBTQ+ in sports and to fight discrimination

AREAS OF FOCUS: LGBTQ+, Sport for inclusion, Empowerment of girls in sports

PROGRAMS: Sport Clubs, School Sport Programs, Recreation programs for girls

YEARLY REACH: 950 members, 50 to 60 coaches

STRENGTHS: Inclusion, LGBTQ+, Sport Club Development, Projects for girls in sports