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Coaches Across Continents creates meaningful change in the lives of millions of people in hundreds of communities on six continents - all at a fraction of the budget of other organizations of similar size and scope. We rely primarily on the generous donations of individuals who step up to be a part of our Donor Legacy Program. Our unique approach gives each donor the choice to impact the issues, communities, and initiatives that mean the most to them. Coaches Across Continents is a registered 501(c)(3) so all donations are tax-deductible!
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    Support Our Work in Africa

    Ghana Community Legacy- life skills and child rights.

    Educators Impacted- 612
    Children Directly Impacted- 42,765
    Coaches Across Continents is returning to Ghana in 2017 to work with three strong implementing partners.

    "The power of the training was clear as the number of participants rose every day. It was great that CAC provide opportunities for our coaches to lead games and they demonstrated how much they had learnt."

    – Youth Icons, Ghana

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    Kenya Community Legacy- child rights and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 1,412
    Children Directly Impacted- 93,910
    In Kenya 2 of our Community Impact Coaches founded their own NGO which aims to address gender equality and conservation through sport.

    "Working with CAC opened our eyes and minds on numerous social issues that we could address through football. With the knowledge that we got we have been able to solve issues such as, health, cultural, gender and education."

    – Yusuf Abbas, Likoni Community Football League, Kenya

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    Malawi Community Legacy- health and wellness and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 467
    Children Directly Impacted- 26,828

    "I learned that I should not be forced to do something that I don't want for myself, I have the right to say no. I now also understand how better to respect each other's views and how to share knowledge."

    – Angela Mhone, Girl Rising Malawi, Malawi

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    Sierra Leone Community Legacy- health and wellness and child rights.

    Educators Impacted- 47
    Children Directly Impacted- 845
    Coaches Across Continents is returning to Sierra Leone in 2017 to work with Street Soccer Foundation and the Sierra Leone FA.

    "I believe the best thing is continual follow up and prompt responses. Also the coaches take their positions very seriously and impart a very strong knowledge base to the coaches they are teaching. Very impressed."

    – Lynn Pelton, Greatest Goals Ministries, Sierra Leone

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    South Africa Community Legacy- health and wellness and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 500
    Children Directly Impacted- 69,850
    Over the course of 4 years we have developed an extensive online partnership with training4changeS who have had leaders on the Online Education Course and regularly attend monthly Webinars.

    "Working with CAC has had a profound impact on the way we engage communities. Through our partnership we have discovered new tools to help us address social issues such as violence and discrimination, our coaches have been empowered to use their voices for change, and our kids absolutely enjoy CAC's fun approach to learning through play."

    – Daniel Thomae, training4changeS, South Africa

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    Tanzania Community Legacy- child rights and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 2,682
    Children Directly Impacted- 414,816
    Through our partnership with Connor Sport Court we were able to help build an all purpose sports court for a community in Kigoma, Tanzania.

    "My favorite thing about CAC is that its a results based approach.
    It focuses on the impact. CAC have taught me a lot of lessons On-Field which I am applying Off-Field."

    – Joseph Chikaka, Dodoma Stars, Tanzania

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    Uganda Community Legacy- child rights and social inclusion.

    Educators Impacted- 1,005
    Children Directly Impacted- 39,778
    Working with Friends of Orphans in Uganda we have helped to address child rights in a region where many youth were used as child soldiers in a recent civil war.

    "The best thing about working with CAC is that they teach games that help communities to create social impact on the field which solve the world's challenges off the field."

    – Salim Blanden, Mbarara Sports Academy, Uganda

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    Zambia Community Legacy- health and wellness and life skills.

    Educators Impacted- 398
    Children Directly Impacted- 26,271

    "The best thing about working with CAC is that the games have challenged me to think more critically about life here in Kabwe, Zambia. I’ve been able to see what other types of people different than myself may experience."

    – Sishanda Brighton, Intersport Youth Development, Kabwe, Zambia

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    Zimbabwe Community Legacy- child rights and life skills.

    Educators Impacted- 490
    Children Directly Impacted- 19,342
    We work with the education system in Zimbabwe to help teachers educate young people about social issues through our curriculum.

    "The best thing about working with CAC is that the program is able to reach the majority of people, rather than only elite coaches. The life skills element is also great because it develops the whole person and creates behavioral change. The games are interesting, I can see children enjoying them and learning as they play."

    – Newsten Chipoya, Sports and Recreation Commission, Zimbabwe

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    Cambodia Community Legacy- health and wellness and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 595
    Children Directly Impacted- 38,959
    Over 10 Community Impact Coaches selected to help run CAC programs nationally and internationally and 1 young person selected for the Michael Johnson Young Leader course.

    "CAC is constantly developing and pushing the boundaries in sport for development and we are delighted to be part of it. We thrive on the challenge, CAC motivates each and every organization to be better, to deliver the highest level of quality, that's why we love working with CAC."

    – Charlie Pomroy, Globalteer, Cambodia

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    India Community Legacy- child rights and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 1,403
    Children Directly Impacted- 308,731
    In 2016 our long-term partner Slum Soccer were awarded the FIFA for Diversity Award!

    "We have been able to open the mind of coaches and leaders to issues that we could never think of, our participants especially girls have developed a lot because of the skill our staff learnt from CAC. But the best part is that we are now able to share these learning with several organization across India, because our trainers can now deliver programs based on local needs, something they learned from you."

    – Abhijeet Barse, Slum Soccer, India

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    Indonesia Community Legacy- social inclusion and conflict prevention.

    Educators Impacted- 1,551
    Children Directly Impacted- 41,131
    One partner in Indonesia is using the CAC curriculum to promote the social inclusion of transgender people in a community which regularly discriminates against them.

    "Thanks to CAC, many of our coaches have passed their coaching and teaching exams by using CAC games, increasing their salaries from 2-3 million rupiah to 10-20 million rupiah."

    – Uni Papua FC, Jakarta, Indonesia

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    Nepal Community Legacy- health and wellness and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 228
    Children Directly Impacted- 34,552
    Following the devastating earthquake in 2015 in Nepal our partnerships focused specifically on offering education outside the classroom to youth whose schools had been destroyed.

    "The best thing about working with CAC is that we can play football to learn about different social issues in a fun environment."

    – Sunil Shrestha, Go Sports Nepal, Nepal

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    Philippines Community Legacy- health and wellness and disaster relief.

    Educators Impacted- 243
    Children Directly Impacted- 19,742
    Following the devastating typhoon in 2013 in the Philippines our partnership with FundLife International focused specifically on offering education outside the classroom to youth whose schools and homes had been destroyed.

    "The best thing about working with CAC is they empower us to find fun solutions that positively influence children to change current social problems."

    – Paula Bernasor, FundLife International, Philippines

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    Albania Community Legacy- social inclusion and health and wellness.

    Community Partners Engaged- 14
    Children Directly Impacted- 1,953
    In Albania our partners have run Peace Day events with displaced people and refugees in the past 4 years.

    "The best thing is the practical aspect. I have followed many seminars but this is the first one that took place On-Field."

    – Ferit Pusi, Albanian participant

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    Armenia Community Legacy- ASK for Choice and bringing gender policies to life.

    Community Partners Engaged- 10
    Educators Impacted- 92
    Children Directly Impacted- 2,716

    "I never knew sport could be used this way!"

    – UWC Dilijan participants, GOALS, Armenia

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    Georgia Community Legacy- conflict prevention and wellness and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 21
    Children Directly Impacted- 600

    "The trainers from Coaches Across Continents provided an awakening for the majority of Lagodekhi Municipality coaches. Through fun games and active discussions, I could see that these coaches started thinking about other possibilities for their youth and for the way that they coached their particular sport."

    – Samantha Gross-Galindo, Lagodekhi Municipality Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport, Georgia

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    Haiti Community Legacy- health and wellness and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 855
    Children Directly Impacted- 33,297
    In 2016 and 2017 CAC have worked with The Haitian Initiative to implement a USAID SportsUnited program for underserved children in Haiti.

    "The best thing about working with CAC is the enjoyment and creativity of the activities while including a message. The lessons learned while playing soccer is truly remarkable."

    – Tony Sanneh, The Sanneh Foundation, Haiti/USA

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    Mexico Community Legacy- conflict prevention and drugs and alcohol abuse.

    Educators Impacted- 679
    Children Directly Impacted- 823,737
    We work with the education department in Sonora, Mexico to help their PE teachers educate children about social issues during lessons.

    "We feel convinced of the impact that this training will have on our children and youth, the future social artists of the development and transformation of Sonora."

    – Rocio Rodriguez, FESAC, Mexico

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    USA Community Legacy- conflict prevention and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 132
    Children Directly Impacted- 68,332
    Our partnership with the Hawthorne Police Department in California focuses on breaking down barriers between police and youth through sport.

    "I was amazed at the way that CAC was able to use soccer to address social issues. The way they were able to break down barriers between people and get people to interact and learn together. I see this program making a huge difference in building relationships between police officers and the community members try serve."

    – Chris Cognac, Hawthorne City Police Community Affairs Unit, USA

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    Australia Community Legacy- social inclusion and child rights.

    Community Partners Engaged- 22
    Educators Impacted- 66
    Children Directly Impacted- 7,460

    "The fantastic thing about CAC is that you don't need to be an experienced or elite coach to see impact from their games and methodology."

    – James Muir, Holmesglen TAFE University

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    Brazil Community Legacy- conflict prevention and drugs and alcohol abuse.

    Educators Impacted- 551
    Children Directly Impacted- 59,073
    Developed a specific curriculum with one partner to be used in young offenders institutes promoting non-violence and conflict prevention.

    "Giving children the right to think for themselves and stimulate them to find the best and fairest solution is a good way to prevent some of the big problems we have in our society."

    – Thaynara Cardoso, Futebol Social Brasilia

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    Chile Community Legacy- conflict prevention and social inclusion.

    CAC have just started working in Chile with Futbol Mas.

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    Colombia Community Legacy- conflict prevention and drugs and alcohol abuse.

    Educators Impacted- 292
    Children Directly Impacted- 53,307
    In areas where the instances of gang violence and drug trafficking is high we work with educators who can teach young people about the risks of getting involved in dangerous activities.

    "Giving children the right to think for themselves and stimulate them to find the best and fairest solution is a good way to prevent some of the big problems we have in our society."

    – Thaynara Cardoso, Futebol Social Brasilia

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    Ecuador Community Legacy- health and wellness and social inclusion.

    CAC have just started working in Ecuador with Futbol Mas.

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    Ecuador Community Legacy- conflict prevention and gender equality.

    CAC have just started working in Paraguay with Futbol Mas.

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    Peru Community Legacy- child rights and gender equality.

    Educators Impacted- 562
    Children Directly Impacted- 60,655
    In Peru our ASK for Choice curriculum is used by a strong group of female leaders in their community to empower girls.

    "Your games strengthen the values of our programs. They remind us that the best way to engage with a child is through play."

    – Wilbert, Asociacion Civil Wara, Peru

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    Support A Social Issue

    ASK for Choice Legacy- CAC's ASK for Choice female empowerment initiative creates an environment for the progression of Attitudes towards education and gender roles; the development of Skills for female leadership and problem solving; and an increase in Knowledge of gender policies.

    Educators Impacted- 4,615
    Children Directly Impacted- 1,406,331

    "I learned different tools to fight for gender equity which I didn't have before: how to fight for women's rights, how to live together in my community and how to ensure kids are aware of their rights too so they when they get older the whole community will be more educated."

    – Rovenson Boulin, GOALS Haiti, Haiti

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    Child Rights Legacy- Child Rights is a core philosophy of all of CAC's work. We have helped partner organizations in over 30 countries to develop a child rights policy.

    "The best thing about working with Coaches Across Continents is the child protection conversation. It was very deep and the coaches got the chance to talk about something really important.."

    – Dennis, Njombe Town Council, Tanzania

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    Conflict Prevention Legacy- For many of our partners CAC is able to help them educate children about preventing conflict through sport. Examples include working with child soldiers in Uganda and young offenders in Brazil.

    "In Cite Soleil, we have seen less kids involved in gangs and violence at night because of our sport for social impact program here. We believe in the importance of having the social messages through the games."

    – Coach Maxo, The Haitian Initiative, Haiti

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    Gender Equality Legacy- Alongside ASK for Choice CAC also make gender equality a key curriculum module. Our work on gender equality includes tackling gender violence in India and challenging female genital mutilation in Kenya.

    "I like the Gender Equity games the most, because they teach that we are all equal and hence should have equal opportunities in our community no matter which sex we are."

    – Joseph Kirindoh, Boychild Agenda International, Kenya

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    Health and Wellness Legacy- Health and Wellness covers various topics which cause many social problems. CAC uses sport with partners to help them emphasize the importance of being physically active, understanding nutrition and preventing disease.

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    Vital Life Skills Legacy- For many of CAC's partners Life Skills can be extremely important to encourage employability and entrepreneurship. Our Life Skills curriculum discusses topics such as leadership, teamwork, communication and problem-solving.

    "The best thing about working with Coaches Across Continents is that sport can transcend into everyday life. What we learn didn’t just stay on the field, this knowledge we can use everywhere, all the time."

    – Wilmer Roldan, Grupo Internacional de Paz, Colombia

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    Support A Year-Round Strategic Resource

    Community Impact Coach Legacy- Since 2013 we have had over 100 Community Impact Coaches travel with CAC to help us run a program in a different community providing employability and networking. As a result of the CIC initiative many of them have gone on to found their own NGOs and get new jobs.

    "The Community Impact Coach program is the best thing about working with Coaches Across Continents."

    – Nico Achimpota, Tanzania

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    Monitoring and Evaluation Legacy- In order to continually improve and develop our partnerships and impact we must extensively monitor and evaluate all of our work. These measurements have demonstrated key figures like 1,406,331 children directly impacted in 2016 and partners telling us things like 'CAC taught me that education and sport can be the same thing.'

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    Online Education Program Legacy- CAC looks to create a community legacy through our global partners through our On-Field education and year-round resources. One key resource is our 9 month Online Education Program which helps participants to learn, adapt and create new social impact curriculum on an electronic platform. We have had over 30 graduates from this course.

    "I'd like to thank CAC for creating and facilitating such an initiative. You really helped us overcome challenges we faced around ourselves, and you INSPIRED ME in my need of becoming a good leader."

    – Elvis Nshimba, Malaika, Democratic Republic of Congo

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    Policy Development Legacy- CAC looks to create a child rights and women's rights policy with all of our global partners through consultancy both in person and remotely. 100% of our participants have also signed CAC's Child Rights policy.

    "The best thing about working with CAC is that you encourage us coaches to treat children with respect, let them solve their own problems and have a positive attitude towards them. Throughout the week I witnessed that you practice this attitude yourself when you coached the children from our community. This approach was new to me and will help me in the future in my work as a teacher."

    – Sunardi, Uni Papua, Indonesia

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    Virtual Learning Community Legacy- We now offer a Virtual learning Community to all of our partners which provides guidance on all aspects of sport for social impact and organizational development. We have run Webinars which have been viewed by partners in over 25 countries to help them effectively deliver social programs.

    "I really enjoy and learn a lot in this webinar series. I believe that if we implement these ideas in our countries and communities we will definitely change them for the better."

    – Frank Chivawura, Zimbabwe

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    Support A Global Event

    International Women's Day Legacy- CAC provide specially designed social impact curriculum packets to communities and organizations interested in promoting gender equality on March 8th- International Women's Day.

    Communities Benefiting- over 1,000
    Countries using Curriculum- 90

    "We have seen a dramatic increase in the coaches capacity to lead social impact games and discussions. This year, we saw our coaches really embrace the International Women's Day (IWD) resources, adapt them to younger age groups, implement them confidently, and even create new games around the IWD theme."

    – Daniel Thomae, training4changeS, South Africa

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    Peace Day Legacy- CAC provide specially designed social impact curriculum packets to communities and organizations interested in promoting peace, social inclusion, and reducing discrimination on September 21st- Peace Day.

    Countries using Curriculum- 96

    "I am amazed by the way CAC are able to break down barriers between people and get people to interact and learn together."

    – Chris Cognac, Hawthorne Police Department, USA

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    World AIDS Day Legacy- CAC provide specially designed social impact curriculum packets to communities and organizations interested in addressing HIV behavior change on December 1st- World AIDS Day Day.

    Countries using Curriculum- 90
    Children Impacted- over 1,000,000

    "The way we can teach about sexual education was quite fun and impressive and clear. Here there is not much education on sexual education so this is very useful."

    – Joanna, Red Chalk, China

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    Support A Global Citizen

    Global Citizen Legacy- CAC's Global Citizen's provide vital support and expertise to our running of programs globally. By supporting their work you are contributing to the success of CAC's On-Field programs.

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    Community Impact Coach Legacy- CAC's Community Impact Coaches provide vital support and expertise to our running of programs globally. By supporting their work you are not only contributing to the success of CAC's On-Field programs but you are also providing these individuals with significant professional development experience.

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