Zanzibar Football Association & Save the Children

Coaches Across Continents Impact Numbers

“The training was an amazing experience. It will serve as an entry point to empower more than 300,000 children, raise awareness on how to tackle and prevent abuse and exploitation of children in Zanzibar.”  Mubarak Maman – Save the Children


 ZANZIBAR 2013 2014 2015
Coaches Taught  58
Children Impacted  1777
In Community Hours  224
 PEMBA 2013 2014 2015
Coaches Taught  47
Children Impacted  1700
In Community Hours  224

947060_468199759929442_2109018668_nCoaches Across Continents will begin a partnership with the Zanzibar Football Association, in conjunction with Save the Children and the Ministry of Sport in 2013.  We will run two training programs with these groups, one in Zanzibar and one in Pemba.  Both Zanzibar and Pemba are islands off the coast of Dar Es Salaam.

Zanzibar Football Association works with youth teams throughout the area promoting fair play, and using football as a platform of change for social wellbeing. They want to take their organization to a new level by educating their coaches about using football for social impact. They believe they can make a bigger impact on the  children in their area if they use football for more of a life skills tool. They want to cut down on the youth drug use, and give the children more opportunities. Our first trip to Zanzibar and Pempa were amazing experiences in 2013, we are very excited for 2014.

For blog posts please, click here. 2013, 2013


One Comment on “Zanzibar Football Association & Save the Children”

  1. Khamis April 9, 2013 at 6:22 am #

    We are looking forward to see you in Zanzibar soon, with balls recently distributed in all corners of the isles, local coaches can not wait to miss this opportunity

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