Jersey 2 Africa 4 Football Foundation is a Jersey based non-profit organisation whose mission is dedicated to improving young lives in Africa both on and off the field!
Working within one of the worst slum regions on the outskirts of Nairobi the Jersey 2 Africa 4 Football Foundation in the past 2 years has achieved its mission in terms of improving and enhancing the lives of around 300 young men and women, boys and girls in the Mukuru slum district of the Embakasi region in Nairobi City, which is home to approx. 1.3 million people, by successfully:
- Opening the Jersey 2 Africa 4 Football store to receive kit donations and raise funds;
- Shipping over 1,000 kilos of boots, balls, shirts, shorts, team kits, training wear and equipment;
- Funding purchase of new senior and junior goal posts;
- Attracting long-term support of Minerva Trust as strategic sponsor;
- Holding fund raising poker events and primary schools kit competition;
- Paying affiliation fees and player registration fees to Kenyan FA for season 2014;
- Funding bus transportation costs for travel to matches;
- Sponsoring school education programme for John Njunguna for past 3 years;
- Delivering over 25 coaching sessions to boys and girls from age 8 to adult;
- Delivering planning and coaching sessions for coaches;
- Attracting sponsorship for 2 brand new kits, one senior, one junior.
Provides specialised goal keeping coaching and training programmes.
Provides education through football on health issues such as HIV awareness and testing, FGM programmes for young women and vocational and life skill training.