"Football is not a matter of life and death, it is more important than that."
GrantsOver the past 11 years, Verité Sport has made grants totalling £75,000 to sports projects overseas. Money has gone to over 20 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. We have sponsored book publication in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Rwanda, DR Congo, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan.
Congo sports training
We have purchased computers for Christian leaders in Togo, Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Niger and Cameroon.
We have sponsored training courses in Congo and Benin. We have purchased sports equipment for Thailand and Kazakhstan.
Book published in KazakhstanNew sports kit has been sent to 4 continents of the World – see Football kit and Athletics kit
Of the 20+ countries we have worked with four stand out as having ongoing relationships and projects:
We have contributed more that £25,000 to the small country in West Africa (between Ghana and Nigeria). We have supported a girls’ football team for 8 years supplying kit, balls, boots as well as paying some medical bills, health insurance and contributing to running costs. Our work in Togo
We helped publish two books, supplied sports equipment, facilitated a training course for football coaches and contributed to the cost of running football ministry for children. Work in Ukraine
Ukraine coaching courseArgentina
For five years we have worked with Laura Kyte and Fabio Gonzalez in their work with athletes. Laura and Fabio's reports
For 10 years we have supported Christian-based cricket projects. We are grateful to supporters and partners who have made this possible.
Cricket tournament in Pakistan