STREETFOOTBALLWORLD - streetfootballworld supports a worldwide network of organizations that use soccer as a tool to empower disadvantaged young people by engaging private and public partners to create social change. The streetfootballworld network unites over 80 organizations in more than 50 countries and helps these organizations through capacity development programs, and by providing access to funding, sharing expertise and creating new partnerships. Spirit of Soccer has been a member of the streetfootballworld network since 2006.
BEYOND SPORT - Beyond Sport is a global organization that promotes, develops and supports the use of sport to create positive social change across the world. In 2009 Beyond Sport awarded Spirit of Soccer founder Scott Lee the Most Courageous Use of Sport Award at the Beyond Sport Awards in London, UK. Since then they have been a key supporter of Spirit of Soccer, and in 2011 were pivotal in supporting our development of the Child Protection Charter together with streetfootballworld and CEOP.
CAMBODIAN MINE ACTION CENTRE (CMAC) - CMAC is Cambodia's leading demining organization, working in the key areas of Survey and Land Release, Mine and UXO clearance, Mine and UXO Risk Education and Training and Research and Development. Spirit of Soccer works closely with CMAC on MRE curriculum development and areas where MRE is needed and has an information network for when landmines or ERW are found by youth in Spirit of Soccer programs.
CAMBODIAN MINE ACTION AUTHORITY (CMAA) - CMAA has been working on policy guideline and strategic plan development for mine actions in Cambodia since 2000. Mine clearance, MRE, survivor assistance and related mine action activities are conducted in Cambodia under the authority of CMAA. Spirit of Soccer works closely with CMAA on MRE curriculum and materials.
CAMBODIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, YOUTH AND SPORT (MOEYS) - The MOEYS is the government ministry responsible for promoting and regulation education, youth and sport development in Cambodia. Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the MOEYS, Spirit of Soccer is able to teach its life saving MRE in schools throughout NE Cambodia.
M'LOP TPANG - M'lop Tapang has been working with the street children of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, since 2003. They work with over 3,000 children and 900 families at nine specialized centers to provide shelter, medical care, sports and arts, education and training, counseling, family support and protection from all types of abuse. Spirit of Soccer helps train M'lop Tapang soccer coaches and offers coaching curriculum while M'lop Tapang helps develop Spirit of Soccer's drug awareness educational materials and trainings.
CAMBODIAN FOOTBALL FEDERATION (FFC) - The Cambodian Football Federation is affiliated with FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and is the governing body of soccer in Cambodia. The FFC has supported Spirit of Soccer since it began operating in Cambodia in 2006 and it provides AFC certified coaches for Spirit of Soccer’s coaches’ trainings and licensing programs.
CAMBODIAN NATIONAL POLICE (CNP) - The CNP are part of the Cambodian Ministry of Interior and work as partners with Spirit of Soccer in its Sports Diplomacy Program. In the three provinces where the Sports Diplomacy program is running, Spirit of Soccer trains CNP officers as soccer coaches and the CNP officers share duties between working as police officers and as soccer coaches for Spirit of Soccer.
GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF MINE ACTION IN IRAQ - Iraq is heavily contaminated with ERW, landmines and UX and the DMA works in Mine Detection and Removal, Victim Assistance and Mine Risk Education. Spirit of Soccer works closely with the Iraqi DMA through our local partner Bustan in developing MRE and coordination of our MRE efforts.
IRAQ FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (IFA) - The Iraqi Football Association is the governing body of football in Iraq and is a member of FIFA and the AFC. The IFA has supported Spirit of Soccer since it began operating in Iraq in 2009.
BUSTAN ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN'S EDUCATION, MEDIA AND CULTURE (BACEMA IRAQ) - BACEMA is an Iraqi non-governmental organization that works on protection, education, media and communication as a means to provide a more peaceful world for children and it has been working in Iraq since 2003. The organization has benefited more than 250,000 Iraqi children while the indirect beneficiaries reach around one million children and caregivers. BACEMA has partnered with Spirit of Soccer to help implement our programs since 2009.
UXO LAO - UXO Lao's mandate is to increase the number of casualties caused by UXOs and increase the amount of land available for food production and other socio-economic development activities through clearance and MRE. In conjunction with the UXO National Regulatory Authority (NRA), UXO Lao provides MRE training and materials to Spirit of Soccer and supports our MRE efforts in Laos.
LAO FOOTBALL FEDERATION (LFF) - The Lao Football Federation is affiliated with FIFA and the AFC and is the governing body of soccer in Cambodia. The LFF has supported Spirit of Soccer since it began operating in Laos in 2010 and it provides AFC certified coaches for Spirit of Soccer’s coaches’ trainings and licensing programs.
WORLD EDUCATION LAOS - World Education's goal in Laos is to empower vulnerable populations to become as productive as possible through multi-sectoral programming in partnership with the local government and Lao non-profit agencies. World Education works in several areas in Lao, including UXO survivor assistance and MRE. World Education has been a partner to Spirit of Soccer since we began working in Laos in 2010.
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF MOLDOVA (FMF) - The FMF is the governing body of soccer in Moldova and it is a member of FIFA and the European Union Football Association (UEFA). The FMF has been a partner to Spirit of Soccer since it began operating in Moldova in 1998 and it provides UEFA certified instructors for Spirit of Soccer's coaches' trainings and licensing programs.
JORDAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION - The JFA is the governing body of soccer in Jordan and is affiliated with FIFA and the AFC. The JFA was one of our primary implementing partners for the first FIFA Grassroots MRE Tournament in Jordan in 2010.
GENERATIONS FOR PEACE - Generations for Peace is an international non-governmental charitable organization dedicated to the innovative and sustainable use of sport for peace building and development. Founded by HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein of Jordan, Generations for Peace is based in Amman, Jordan, but supports peace and development activities in 46 countries and territories worldwide. Generations for Peace was one of our primary implementing partners for the first FIFA Grassroots MRE Tournament in Jordan in 2010.