Over the last three years, Street Football Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic has worked with more than 1000 orphans and settlement’s children. Their intention is to cover children from Child prisons and Correctional Institutions in the future too.
Organisation - Street Football Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic
The Street Football Federation (SFF) has three core activities:
1. Involvement of vulnerable children into normal life through street football. SFF conducts yearly two to three competitions among Orphan Houses, children from Settlements and Yard teams. The competitions are conducted in Bishkek and Osh. In 2012 SFF conducted five competitions, in remote areas as well. The competitions are under slogans “Football for peace”, “Say NO to violence against women”, “Red card to orphanhood”.The competition in Osh follows goal to inter-ethnic reconciliation, after 2010’s Kyrgyz-Uzbek clashes in the South.There are three parts in each competition – Master class, Workshop and games.
2. Humanitarian aid to Orphan Houses. SFF offers aid to 3-5 Orphan Houses: sweets, football accessories, dress, concerts and other performances.
3. Organizing and logistic for participation of the national team at the Homeless World Cup annual event. Kyrgyzstan participates in both Mixte and Women Competitions. In 2012 SFF initiated and supported the construction of a Pitch (16x22 m.), where 6 teams competed. All activities are being conducted in partnership and support with the NGO “DCCA”, the Football Federation, Football clubs “Abdysh-Ata”, “Azalia”, “Dordoi”, the Embassies of Germany and the Russian Federation as well as businesses. The Asian Football Confederation ( www.the-afc.com ) and USAID financed two years’ programs.