“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas

Project Description (country, ball &/or equipment needed, funding provided)

2017

1. North Africa / Middle East <> soccer balls & sports equipment for 5 countries <> $3,500

2. USA <> soccer balls <> $500

3. Ethiopia <> soccer balls <> $990

4. Malawi <> soccer balls, volleyballs & netballs <> $1,333

5. Kenya <> soccer balls <> $500

6. Tanzania <> soccer balls <> $500

7. Nigeria <> basketballs & soccer balls <> $500

8. Niger <> volleyballs & soccer balls <> $500

9. Senegal <> basketballs & soccer balls <> $500

10. Ghana <> volleyballs & soccer balls <> $500

11. Nigeria <> soccer balls <> $1,000

12. Nepal <> soccer balls <> $1,000

13. Nigeria <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $960

14. Lake Tanganyika <> soccer balls <> $1,000

15. Malawi <> soccer balls & netballs <> $1,000

16. South Africa <> basketballs, soccer balls, rugby balls, cricket balls & sports equipment <> $500

17. Chad <> soccer balls <> $440

18. Zambia <> soccer balls, volleyballs, netballs, basketballs & sports equipment <> $1,000

19. Zimbabwe <> soccer balls, netballs, volleyballs & sports equipment <> $1,000

20. Tanzania <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

21. Madagascar <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

22. Indonesia <> soccer balls & equipment <> $850

23. Malaysia <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

24. Moldova <> soccer balls & equipment <> $400

25. Italy <> football, soccer, basketball, netball, baseball & volleyball equipment <> $350

26. Portugal <> wetsuits & surf equipment <> $500

27. Romania <> basketball, volleyball & soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

28. Ukraine <> soccer & futsal balls & equipment <> $1,000

29. Hungary <> baseball & softball equipment <> $480

30. Brazil <> futsal balls & equipment <> $500

31. Argentina <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

32. Panama <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $500

33. Mexico <> soccer & sports equipment <> $500

34. South Sudan <> soccer balls & equipment <> $500

35. Central Asia <> volleyballs & equipment <> $1,000

36. South Asia <> cricket equipment & all-ability sports equipment <> $500

37. Bangladesh <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

38. Central Asia <> all-ability sports equipment, basketball & volleyball equipment <> $925

39. Ukraine <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

40. Wales <> all-ability soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

41. Dominican Republic <> soccer balls <> $500

42. Egypt <> soccer balls <> $1,000

42. England <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $500

43. Moldova <> portable basketball goal <> $2,000

44. Mongolia <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $1,000

45. Southeast Asia <> soccer, futsal & other balls & sports equipment <> $1,000

46. Romania <> soccer, basketball & other balls & field hockey equipment <> $1,000

47. Venezuela <> soccer balls <> $1,500

48. Fiji <> soccer, rugby & other balls & sports equipment <> $1,000

49. South Africa <> soccer, rugby, netballs & other sports equipment <> $1,000

50. Nigeria <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $1,000

51. India <> soccer, cricket, volleyball & other sports equipment <> $1,000

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2016

1. Nigeria <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $500

2. Mozambique <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $500

3. India <> soccer, volleyball & cricket balls & equipment <> $500

4. Jamaica <> soccer balls & equipment <> $500

5. Niger <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $500

6. Guatemala <> soccer balls & other sorts equipment <> $500

7. Uganda <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $500

8. South Africa <> soccer, rugby balls & sports equipment <> $500

9. Kenya <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $500

10. Vietnam <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $1,200

11. USA <> basketball equipment <> $1,405

12. Jamaica <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $3,000 (not yet delivered, trying to get update & confirmation)

13. Romania <> volleyballs & sports equipment <> $500

14. West Africa <> soccer balls, volleyballs & basketballs <>$2,000

15. Nigeria <> soccer balls <> $1,000

16. Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Thailand <> soccer balls <> $2,500

17. Nigeria <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $1,000

18. England <> soccer balls <> $2,000

19. Guatemala <> soccer balls <> $500

20. Guyana <> soccer balls <> $500

21. Ukraine <> soccer balls, games & other sports equipment <> $1,000

22. Haiti <> soccer balls <> $500

23. USA <> basketballs <> $500

24. Kenya <> soccer balls & sports equipment <> $1,500

25. USA <> soccer balls & equipment <> $500

26. Togo <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000

27. Venezuela <> soccer balls & basketballs & equipment <> $614

28. Panama <> volleyballs & sports & games equipment <> $400

29. South Africa <> soccer balls & equipment <> $190

30. Ukraine <> futsal & soccer balls & sports equipment <> $625

Ball Project in Africa

2015

1. Nigeria <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> soccer balls for community sports projects teams & schools throughout Nigeria for youth leadership development

2. India <> soccer balls & cricket equipment <> $1,000 <> sports equipment for teams, schools, academies & clinics around Chennai

3. Thailand <> soccer balls, volleyballs & cones <> $3,610 <> soccer balls for 123 community soccer coaches & 20 women’s volleyball coaches

4. Brazil <> soccer balls <> $500 <> soccer balls for neighborhood development & community teams

5. Kenya <> soccer balls <> $854 <> soccer balls for soccer coaches being trained to go back & use with their teams

6. Jamaica <> soccer balls <> $500 <> soccer balls for teams, clinics & academies

7. South Africa <> soccer & rugby balls <> $500 <> balls for schools & teams & clinics & academies around Stellenbosch & the surrounding area

8. Niger <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $1,000 <> balls & sports equipment for community sports programs around the country

9. Nepal <> soccer equipment <> $500 <> balls & sports equipment for soccer coaches & training around the Kathmandu Valley

little kids with lots of balls

2014

1. Niger, Chad, Cameroon & Republic of Central Africa <> soccer balls <> $9,000 <> $2,500 given & sent <> soccer balls for many different kinds of projects in villages in Niger, working with a national team & other community youth sports projects

2. Nigeria <> soccer balls <> $5,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community sports projects

3. South Africa <> soccer balls <> $2,400 <> $2,400 given & sent <> soccer balls for coaches who will be training other coaches in  South Africa

4. Nepal <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for attendees of a 1 week soccer coaching camp in Kathmandu

5. Uganda <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for 1moreChild sports & mentoring program in Jinja

6. Nepal <> soccer goals <> $750 <> $750 given & sent <> soccer goals for a new community soccer & sports complex in Kathmandu

7. Jamaica <> soccer & other balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer & other balls for community sports leagues & programs

8. South Africa <> soccer, netball & rugby balls & equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> sports equipment for community sports programs in Jonkershoek Valley

9. Uganda <> soccer & other balls <> $2,500 <> $250 given & sent <> soccer & other balls for community sport programs in Kampala

10. Jamaica <> soccer balls <> $5,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community teams, clinics & leagues with Ballaz

11. Guatemala <> soccer & other balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls for a Ball Project partnership tour around Latin America

12. Ukraine <> soccer & other balls <> $5,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & sports equipment for community teams, leagues, camps & clinics in villages & the cities

13. India <> soccer, cricket, volleyball & other sports equipment <> $10,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer & volleyballs & cricket & other sports equipment for our partner in Chennai & their partners throughout India

14. Nigeria <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community sports projects

New soccer balls = happy kids in Bangladesh

2013

1. Ukraine <> soccer balls <> $5,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for youth soccer teams & clinics

2. India <> soccer & other balls <> $10,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer, cricket & other balls for leaders from around South Asia attending a 1 month sports leadership school in India – the balls will go back with the leaders to allow them to begin youth sports programs in their communities

3. Nigeria <> soccer & other balls <> $10,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & sports equipment for community development & sports projects around the country

4. Uganda <> soccer balls <> $10,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & sports equipment for community sports projects around Kampala & around the country

5. Pakistan <> soccer, cricket balls & sports equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & sports equipment for sports clinics, leagues & tournaments around Lahore & other parts of Pakistan

6. Niger <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community development & youth sports leagues around Niamey & Niger

7. Zimbabwe <> balls & sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & other sports equipment for youth & disabled sports programs

8. South Africa <> soccer & rugby balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer & rugby balls for community & school youth sports programs around Stellenbosch

9. South Africa <> soccer goals & balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for soccer goals & balls for farm youth sports programs around Somerset West

10. Guatemala <> soccer balls <> $7,500 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for pilot projects for community sports programs in slums & schools

11. Burundi <> soccer & other balls & equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sporst projects

12. Cuba <> soccer & baseballs & equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

13. Ethiopia <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

14. Ghana <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

15. Kenya <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $3,000 <> $3,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

16. Liberia <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

17. Malawi <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

18 Moldova <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

19. Nigeria <> soccer, basketball & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

20. Rwanda <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

21. Sudan <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

22. Swaziland <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

23. Tanzania <> soccer & other sports equipment <> $1,500 <> $1,500 given & sent <> funding for whole life coaching sports projects

24. Mozambique <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community clinics, teams & leagues

25. Haiti <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community teams & schools in Terre Salei

26. Kenya <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community teams & leagues

27. Bhutan <> soccer balls & other sports equipment <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & equipment for clinics, teams & leagues

I am way behind on updating the 2013 grants. I will work on updating this. Sorry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012

1. India <> soccer balls + <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls + other balls for 46 leaders at an Asian sports leadership school & 21 leaders at a community transformation school – the leaders are from India, Nepal & Sri Lanka

2. India <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community youth sports & mentoring programs around Chennai

3. Myanmar <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community youth programs around Yangon

4. Togo <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for 3 different community youth programs in partnership with UK partner

5. Jamaica <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $2,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community youth sports programs

6. Pakistan <> soccer & other balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer & other balls for community sports programs around Lahore & other areas

7. Guatemala <> soccer & other balls  <> $500 <> $1,500 given & sent <>soccer & other balls & nets for sports camps in Eastern Guatemala; $1,000 for attendees of a community sports conference hosted by Ball Project partners in Guatemala

8. Ecuador <>soccer & other balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> balls & sporting goods for several kids camps

9. Nigeria <> soccer & other balls <> $2,500 <> $2,500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & sports equipment for community sports projects

10. Bangladesh <> soccer & other balls <> $1,000 <> $1,500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & sports equipment for clinics & community projects around Dhaka

11. Burundi <> soccer & volleyballs <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & volleyballs & 1 volleyball net for youth teams & community programs around Bujumbura

12. Uganda <> soccer balls <> $5,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> soccer balls for community youth sports programs around the country

13. Ukraine <> soccer balls & equipment <> $5,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & cones for community soccer teams

14. Kenya <> soccer & other balls & equipment <> $10,000 <> $500 given & sent <>sports equipment for local community sports programs & academies

15. South Africa <> soccer balls <> $200 <> $200 given & sent <> 18 soccer balls for conference attendees from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia & Swaziland

16. Niger <> soccer balls <> $2,000 <> $1,500 given & sent <> soccer balls for camps, teams & youth programs around the country, focused on Niamey

17. South Africa <> soccer & netballs & equipment <> $700 <> $700 given & sent <> 10 soccer balls +15 netballs + 2 portable netball hoops for community programs in Jonkershoek valley near Stellenbosch

3 boys with 3 balls

2011

1. India <> soccer balls + <> $200 <> $200 given & sent <> soccer balls + cricket equipment + other sports equipment for an orphanage in Chennai – finished funding from 2010 project

2. India <> soccer balls <> $900 <> $900 given & sent <> soccer balls for 57 graduates of sports leadership school

3. India <> soccer balls + <> $1,000 <> $800 given & sent <> soccer + volleyballs + cricket equipment for community programs around Chennai

4. Zimbabwe <>soccer & basketballs & netballs + other equipment <> $1,500 <> $1,500 given & sent <> equipment needed for Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games & community outreach

5. Ukraine <> soccer balls & equipment <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <> equipment for village youth soccer teams

6. Nigeria <> soccer balls & other balls <> $2,500 <> $1,500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & other sports equipment for community youth sports programs

7. New Zealand <> rugby & other balls <> $2,500 <> $500 given & sent <> rugby & other balls & other sports equipment for community outreach programs for the Rugby World Cup hosted in New Zealand

8. Nepal <> soccer & other balls <> $1,000 <> $1,000 given & sent <>  50 soccer ball for youth soccer leagues & clinics around Kathmandu

9. Bhutan <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community & youth sports programs

10. Uganda <> soccer balls <> $2,000 <> $1,500 given & sent <> 100 soccer balls for youth soccer leagues & clinics around greater Kampala

11. Niger <> soccer & basketballs <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & basketballs for youth teams & clinics in & around Niamey

12. Mozambique <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls for community sports programs around the All Africa Games

13. South Africa <> soccer, rugby & basketballs <> $1,500 <> $1,500 given & sent <> $20 + a ball for community sports leaders at the 3 month International Sports Leadership School to start local partnerships when they return to their homes

14. Madagascar <> soccer & other balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer & other balls & sports equipment for community programs during the Indian Ocean Games

15. Kenya <> soccer balls <> $5,000 <> $1,500 given & sent <> 200 soccer balls for community & youth soccer programs in Lodwar & West Pokot Kenya

16. Romania <> soccer, basketballs & other balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> balls for after school programs

17. Jamaica <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for church leagues, community leagues, clinics & school programs

Ball Project balls at work in Bangladesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

1. Dominica <> soccer balls <> $1,250 need <> $520 given & sent <> 50 soccer balls for youth soccer academies

2. Guatemala <> soccer balls <> $500 need <> $1,000 given & sent <> 10 soccer balls & funding for used books for a village lending library

3. Nigeria <> soccer balls <> $2,500 <> $1,000 given & sent <> 100 soccer balls for 3 soccer academies (2 for girls), training grass roots soccer coaches, support soccer development programs in 4 schools in 3 cities

4. Sudan <> soccer balls <> $2,500 <> $0 given & sent <> 100 soccer balls for youth soccer leagues & clinics in Southern Sudan

5. Uganda <> soccer balls <> $2,500 <> $1,000 given & sent <> 100 soccer balls for youth soccer leagues & clinics around greater Kampala

6. South Africa <> soccer balls <> $50,000 <> $500 given & sent <> 2,010 soccer balls for youth leagues, clinics & whole life character coaching program throughout the country during & after World Cup 2010

7. India <> soccer balls <> $2,500 <> $1,000 given & sent <> 100 soccer balls for youth soccer leagues & clinics around Chennai

8. Nepal <> soccer balls <> $2,500 <> $500 given & sent <> 100 soccer balls for youth soccer leagues & clinics around Kathmandu

9. Guatemala <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $1,500 given & sent <> 20 soccer balls for adult & youth clinics & $500 for food, construction & health supplies for relief work after flooding

10. Panama <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls, equipment, materials for new goal & transportation for soccer clinic for Panamanian, ex-pat & indigenous Indian kids in Boquete

11. India <> soccer balls + <> $500 <> $300 given & sent <> soccer balls + cricket equipment + other sports equipment for an orphanage in Chennai

12. Zambia <> soccer balls <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for clinics, orphan care programs & after-school programs in Chongwe

13. Ball Project: South Africa <> soccer & other balls <> $1,300 <> $1,300 given & sent <> soccer, basketball, rugby & volleyballs for 26 young leaders from 10+ countries & $20US/person. Each leader will start a local partnership in their own country using their ball & money

14. Zimbabwe <> soccer & net balls <> $500 <> $200 given & sent <> balls for rural school & orphanage

15. South Africa <> soccer & rugby balls <> $2,500 <> $500 given & sent <> balls for sport development & clinics throughout Stellenbosch area

16. Romania <> basketballs <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> basketballs for school & after-school community programs

17. Fiji <> soccer & rugby balls <>$2,500 <> $500 given & sent <> sports equipment for community youth leadership & sports programs in Fiji & other South Pacific islands

18. Cameroon <> soccer & other balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & other balls for community youth sports programs

19. Australia <> soccer, rugby & other balls <> $2,500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer, rugby & other balls for community youth sport & leadership training programs with indigenous Australians & Solomon islanders

20. Bhutan <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community youth sport & leadership programs

21. Kenya <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for community youth sport & leadership programs around Nairobi

22. Pakistan <> soccer & cricket equipment <> $2,500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & cricket equipment for youth sport & leadership programs around Lahore

23. Niger <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for youth sport & leadership programs around Niamey

24. Kenya <> soccer balls <> $1,000 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls for youth soccer programs

25. Bangladesh <> soccer balls + <> $500 <> $500 given & sent <> soccer balls & other balls for youth sports programs

Bloomington to Brazil - Brazilian boy with a Ball Project ball