Welcome to Football for Water

Football for Water is a unique program in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique in which the power of football is used to influence behavior in the field of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) among school going boys and girls. The program is initiated in 2012 and funded by key Dutch WASH in school players in the public sector, development organizations and the private sector.

The program is unique for many reasons but our main Unique Selling Point is the football/fun-factor. Football brings fun, team spirit and discipline into our life skills trainings which has a positive effect on motivation, memory retention and supports the creation of new skills and healthy habits.

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412.452 CHILDREN

REACHED WITH ACCESS TO WATER

412.452 CHILDREN

REACHED WITH ACCESS TO SANITATION

522.000 CHILDREN

REACHED WITH LIFE SKILLS TRAINING

KEY THEMES

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Festive Football for Water project launch in Homa Bay!

Today, 11 April 2019, Dutch Football legend and WorldCoaches Ambassador Johan Neeskens and Wim Drossaert, CEO of Dunea, kicked off the festive Football for Water project launch at the Adongo Primary School, one of the five primary schools that will be provided with WASH facilities and life skills in Homa Bay County, Kenya.

The launch in Homa Bay brings together five primary schools, community members, and (local) project implementing partners including the Homa Bay County Government, HOMAWASCO, AMREF Kenya, Kisumu Youth Football Association and the partners from the Netherlands namely the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dunea, VOx Impuls, Aqua for All, The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB), and many others partners and stakeholders.
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Handwashing & Hygiene

The simple act of handwashing with soap and water is one of the most effective ways to save children’s lives. Hygiene is not just about handwashing and building toilets. It is about changing the behavior of people and inspiring them to use toilets and wash their hands.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Schools need to be able to pay the bills for maintenance and cleaning of the WASH facilities. Entrepreneurial models, like water kiosks run by local entrepreneurs, can support them in attracting extra revenues.

(Inter)national opportunities

As successful WASH in school program with impact on education, health and gender equality the PPP Football for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene offers opportunities to local and (inter) national partners, donors, NGOs, investors and other stakeholders. We are ambitious and ready to scale.