February 18th, 2021

Sports for Development and Social Business

13-15h (UTC+1) on Zoom

Huge thank you from Girls in the Lead and Yunus Sports Hub to all the participants at the Sports for Development and Social Business webinar! 

A recording of the event is available below. Learn more about the highlights of the webinar and solutions shared on sport for social business from sportanddev.

Webinar Objectives

  • Rethink how to create economic development in local, regional, and national communities and organizations.
  • Gain an understanding of organizations’ responses and strategies in demonstrating greater economic resilience.
  • Exchange approaches and insights with key actors around strategies and share best practices for improved autonomy.
  • Establish priorities in building an economic agency of sports organizations, and in connecting organisations with related processes, initiatives, and institutions.
  • Advocate the importance of women’s led organizations to be financially resilient.

Webinar program

  • Welcome words 13:00-13:05
  • Introduction to Girls in the Lead, Yunus Sports Hub and webinar objectives 13:05-13:15
  • Fundraising in Sport for Development 13:15-13:30
  • Introduction of speakers and talk show 13:30-14:10
  • Discussion groups with speakers 14:10-14:40
  • Summary of discussions and next steps 14:40-15:00

We are expecting over 200 participants from all over the world! All participating organizations are listed below.

1 power sportsBangladesh
Active GivingGermany
Active Giving GmbHGermany
 United Kingdom
Alive and Kicking kenyaKenya
Anantapur Sports AcademyIndia
Anantapur Sports AcademyIndia
Anatolia College 
Angaza sports and development centerKenya
ARSIS Association for the Social Support of YouthGreece
Athletes for hopeCanada
Athletico ClubLebanon
Athletico Football AcademyLebanon
Barça FoundationEspaña
Barça FoundationEspanya
bent but not broken associationPeru
Best Sport 
Bezirksamt Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg 
Bloomsbury FootballUK
Bomovu (Network of Sport and Body Movement for Vulnerable Groups) – made to play: Coach Leadership Development ProgrammeTurkey
Botswana Rugby UnionBotswana
Casa Soccer LeagueUnited States
Community Health Education Sports Initiative ZambiaZambia
Concordia University – St. PaulUnited States
Deutsche Sporthochschule KölnGermany
Dlala Ntombazana Development for girlsSouth Africa
E*S*C*A*P*E with PeterGermany
Egolisquash Youth Epowermentsouth Africa
Enabling LeadershipIndia
ENGSO YouthAustria
Feminist Hiking Collective 
FHI 360United States
Fight to Protect and Ju-Jitsu International FederationPhilippines
Geeks without FrontiersGermany
gender, sport and social change consultantUK
German Sport UniversityGermany
german sports unigermany
Girls Got Game MindanaoPhilippines
Girls* Can Skate LeipzigGermany
Global Sport InstituteUnited States
Go Sports NepalNEPAL
Individual participantNamibia
International Platform on Sport and DevelopmentSwitzerland
IOC YLMorocco
IOC Young LeadersChile
ITTF FoundationGermany
Kenya Rugby UnionKenya
Khwisero Sports AcademyKenya
Khwisero Sports Self Help GroupKenya
KIDCSouth Korea
KW CalabasasUSA
Laureus Sport for GoodUK
LidLab – Sport oriented Think ThankPeru
LiiKe – Sports & DevelopmentFinland
London Marathon Charitable TrustUnited Kingdom
Loughborough LondonUnited Kingdom
Loughborough University Alumni AssociationGreece
Manyatta youth resource centreKenya
Metro Daily NigeriaNigeria
MOS AudenciaFrance
MOS AudenciaFrance
Namibia Football Association Galz & GoalsNamibia
National Organisation for Women in Sports Physical Activity and Recreation-NOWSPARZambia
Freelancer China
Nottingham Trent UniversityUnited Kingdom
OSCAR FoundationIndia
Pece Soccer Academy 
positive sports vibe communityIndia
Pro Sport DevelopmentIndia
Pro Sport Development (PSD)India
Ready Steady ActiveUnited Kingdom
Rising Phoenix Sports ProgramUSA
Rising Phoenix Sports ProgramUSA
Rugby team 
Rumble Sports AfricaSouth Africa
Rural Development TrustAnantapur, Andhra pradesh, India
Sabragamuwa University of Sri LankaSri Lanka
Self-employedSwitzerland & South Africa
She Wins MexicoMexico
She Wins MexicoCanada
SkateistanSouth Africa
Skateistan South AfricaSouth Africa
Slum Soccer 
Special Olympics Samoa 
Sport and Sustainability InternationalSuisse
Sport for Creating Pathways Japan / Juntendo University Faculty of Health and Sport ScienceJapan
Sport for Development – GeorgiaGeorgia, Republic of
Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) 
Sport4Change MediaRwanda
Sports Development AidTanzania
Sports for Hope and IndependenceBangladesh
Ssa DekalbUSA
sscnSouth Africa
Swedish Postcode FoundationSweden
Swedish Postcode FoundationSweden
Terapia Acuatica EcuadorEcuador
The Athlete BrandNederland
The Naz Foundation (India) TrustIndia
TheStaffSouth Africa
TIBU MarocMorocco
Tonga Football Association 
UK coachingUnited Kingdom
Union sport anfa rugby XIIIMorocco
United Through SportSouth Africa
University of TurkuFinland
University of WuppertalGermany
Viva con AguaUganda
VluchtelingenWerk Nederland (= Dutch Council for Refugees)The Netherlands
Watoto wasokaUganda
We Are Olympism 
We Yone Child Foundation (WYCF)Sierra Leone
Winning Matters Consulting Pvt. Ltd 
Womens Footie IndonesiaIndonesia
World Bicycle ReliefGermany
World Parks, World CupUK
Youth Sport Uganda 
Youth Sport UgandaUganda
Yunus Sports HubUsa
Yunus Sports HubGermany
Zam City Academy organizationIndia
Jan van Hövell, Founder of KLABU

Jan van Hövell, Founder of KLABU

After having worked as a commercial lawyer in a major Dutch law firm as well as in screenwriting and storytelling, Jan has (re-)committed himself to the refugee cause.

Jan and his team are building KLABU, the world's biggest club. A club that unlocks the power and joy of sports for the overlooked, in refugee camps and beyond. Piloted since 2017, launched in May 2019 in the Kalobeyei Settlement in Kenya, soon opening more sports clubhouses in refugee camps around the world.

KLABU's goal is to create access to sports for 500,000 young people living in underrepresented communities in the next decade. To achieve that goal, KLABU works closely with partners and involves impact minded sports fans through the KLABU brand and products.

Join the KLABU at klabu.org

Rachel May, Outdoor Founder, IOC Young Leader

Rachel May, Outdoor Founder, IOC Young Leader

Rachel went from working with Homeless World Cup to starting her own social enterprise after recognizing that the mountains in her country were not accessible to so many people. With support from the IOC Young Leaders Programme parallel to her learning about social entrepreneurship through a local programme, she founded her own enterprise. She is testing out different ways to generate income from different groups of people. She has offered organized hikes to individuals with refugee backgrounds to those who have been homeless to corporations.

Yoko Youssouf, Program Manager, Yunus Sports Hub

Yoko Youssouf, Program Manager, Yunus Sports Hub

Yoko Youssouf's passion for understanding and solving human challenges led her toward international development and solidarity. She worked for 10 years with charities empowering disadvantaged people through education and social work prior to jumping in the sport world. After a few years of expatriation in Asia and Oceania, Yoko is back in Europe. A Sports enthusiast, she can often be found playing handball or practicing Muay Thai in Barcelona, Spain.

Learn more at yunussportshub.com

Cyndi Mendoza, Development Manager, I AM WATER

Cyndi Mendoza, Development Manager, I AM WATER

Cyndi Mendoza is a specialist in MEL and impact measurement. She is committed to building organisational development and managing stakeholder relationships for I AM WATER. With her high value for change, comes a strong desire to constantly challenge the methods of change currently being used, delve deeper into best practice and provide platforms for others to share their experiences and learn from each other.

Learn more at iamwaterfoundation.org/

Pedro Salazar Escobar, Founder of  Amigos del Mar

Pedro Salazar Escobar, Founder of Amigos del Mar

Pedro Salazar founded the Amigos del Mar Foundation in 2015, which seeks to
engage youth in school through water sports and environmental education. In 2018 he won the Altius award granted by the Colombian Olympic Committee for being a sports coach with a focus in environmental issues. He currently leads the social business project Olaz Paz implemented by Peace and Sport and Amigos del Mar, which fosters school reintegration for young people by generating economic incomes through sports products made with recycled material found on the beach.

Learn more at amigosdelmar.org/

Andreza Salgueiro, Partnership Manager, love.fútbol

Andreza Salgueiro, Partnership Manager, love.fútbol

Andreza Salgueiro has a Master’s Degree in Sports Management and is a doctoral student in Sports Science. Since developing her skills and expertise throughout the sports industry (including the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games), she has focused her attention on the Sports for Development field.

Andreza has been working for the non-profit organization love.fútbol for 6 years, using sport as the driver for social change and strengthening communities around the globe. love.fútbol is a global non-profit that engages and mobilizes communities
to create, reclaim and redefine their own football pitches as sustainable platforms for social change.

love.fútbol raises funds to finance raw materials, provide technical guidance
and facilitate execution of projects. Community members contribute with their talents, ideas, labor, and other local resources, serving as partners and agents of change in the process. love.fútbol field is an achievable community-building venture and its success relies on the full engagement of the community.

Rahul Bissoonauth, Director of Business Development, Oaks Consultancy

Rahul Bissoonauth, Director of Business Development, Oaks Consultancy

Rahul is Director of Business Development at Oaks Consultancy, a team of strategy and fundraising consultants working in sport, education and the wider not-for-profit sector. The team at Oaks work with many leading sport for development organisations of all shapes and sizes, including Laureus Sport for Good, Magic Bus India, Sporting Equals, Sport 4 Life and several others in the UK and beyond. Rahul is an experienced commercial director with board-level experience at Oaks, the Football Foundation and several leading charities. Most recently, he has acted as the Executive Director for Magic Bus UK, the fundraising office for an award-winning sport for development charity working with over 400,000 children in South Asia.

Rahul will present a report Fundraising in Sport for Development by Oaks Consultancy in the webinar – more info is found on our Fundraising page