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Homelessness Homeless World Cup- Selection & Tournament 3. How does the Homeless World Cup Change Lives?. What is homelessness and why does it exist?. Homelessness = the condition of people without a regular, safe, adequate home. Why? Can’t afford adequate housing

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  • Homelessness

  • Homeless World Cup- Selection & Tournament

  • 3. How does the Homeless World Cup Change Lives?


What is homelessness and why does it exist
What is homelessness and why does it exist?

  • Homelessness= the condition of people without a regular, safe, adequate home.

  • Why?

    • Can’t afford adequate housing

    • Circumstances- lack of education, family situation, poverty cycle, substance abuse


History of homeless world cup
History of Homeless World Cup

  • Co-Founder: Mel Young

  • Year 8 of Homeless World Cup

  • Problem=homelessness

  • Tool for change= football


Selection process
Selection Process

  • Must be 16 or older.

  • Not in previous HWC team

  • Each country sets criteria.

    Examples

    Finland: recovering drug addicts & alcoholics.

    Philippines: people living in slum areas.

    South Korea: street paper vendors


Nations at Rio 2010 Homeless World Cup

http://www.homelessworldcup.org/groups


Details of tournament game
Details of Tournament & Game

  • 6 divisions playing for 6 trophies

  • Length of game- 14 minutes total (2 halves)

  • Number of players- 8 total; 4 on court in game

  • Playing field- 22 (long) x 16 (wide) meters


Results of team philippines games
Results of Team Philippines Games

  • Brazil 10-2

  • Chile 9-0

  • Italy 4-2

  • Croatia 3-4

  • Argentina 4-5

  • South Korea 4-14

  • Germany 6-8

  • Norway 2-3

  • Host Cup Final:

    • Norway 3-4

      Results:

      Winner of Host Cup and 25th place in the world: Philippines

      1st trophy Winner: Brazil


Voices from the tournament
Voices from the Tournament

  • http://vimeo.com/16627898


How does the homeless world cup change lives
How does the Homeless World Cup Change Lives?

Over 70% of players significantly change their lives

  • Increase in:

    • education

    • job opportunities

    • self-esteem and confidence


How can you get involved
How can you get involved?

  • Donate

    • Money: fundraiser dinners & tournaments, purchase Jeepney and HWC items

    • Resources: uniforms, street soccer shoes, socks, sweat suits, soccer balls

  • Get involved in fundraising events for Paris 2011 Homeless World Cup.


Learning more
Learning More…

  • Visit www.streetsoccerphilippines.com

  • Visit www.homelessworldcup.org

  • Visit Ms. Vogt’s blog- vogts.ism-online.org


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