In Numbers

  • 81.9% young people receiving Spirit of Soccer Mine Risk Education programming report a good or excellent knowledge about landmines following participation
  • Over 450 local people have been trained in coaching, providing employable skills within the community
  • 46% of all Spirit of Soccer participants are girls
  • We’ve created education courses in over 10 countries in current or post-conflict
  • Since 2010, Mine and ERW casualties in Cambodia have decreased 37% in areas where Spirit of Soccer works
  • We’ve delivered 1000s of MRE sessions over 18 years
  • We designed the first-ever standardised set of guidelines for child protection in sport which have been translated into 5 languages and been taken up by 6 major global sporting organizations 
  • It has been recorded that only 1 child that has gone through the SOS program has been injured

More to come: In 2014, Spirit of Soccer invested in developing a monitoring and evaluation system that will measure the key impacts of the organisation. The first set of data that measures the key impacts of Spirit of Soccer – mine risk education, girls empowerment, and employability – will be ready by end of 2015.