ASA Foundation

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ASA MISSION
Empowering people through education together with professional soccer and team sports development activities such as participatory learning classroom workshops, grass roots soccer and team sports coaching clinics, training of trainer (ToT) programs together with edu-sports festivals, leagues and tournaments.

ASA VISION
Using sports-based development programs as a pedagogical tool to create awareness while providing lasting benefits in areas such as education, health, athletic development together with the regeneration of schools and communities across developing countries.

ASA BACKGROUND HISTORY
Over 16 years experience delivering education through professional sports development activities.
Sports-based Education programming activities reaching out to over 1 million people globally.
Originally set up as a Professional Soccer and Sports Academy in 2001 before evolving into a Soccer & Team Sports-based Education NGO through Trauma Relief programming after natural disasters such as the Tsunami (Aceh 2004) and Earthquake (Yogyakarta 2006).
Projects also in association with UNICEF, USAID, US Embassy, British Embassy, British Council, British Chamber of Commerce, Scort Foundation and worldwide professional soccer clubs together with a host of International Donors and NGOs.

 

ASA SPORTS-BASED EDUCATION PROGRAM MENU
Behavior Change
Anti-Corruption
Climate Change
Building Resiliency & Community Development
Conflict Mitigation, Counter Terrorism, Peace Building & Religious Tolerance
Disaster Preparedness & Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
English Language
Financial Literacy and Inclusion
Gender Equality
Health & Nutrition
HIV AIDS Awareness
Life Skills
Inclusive Education & Supporting People with Mental and Physical Disabilities
Psychosocial & Trauma Relief

 

ASA SPORTS-BASED EDUCATION PROGRAM MODEL
Regional Grass Roots Education through Professional Sports Development programming.
Working in communities and schools across countries such as – Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, UK and the United States.
Reaching out to all people, male and female, of all ages, hence, ensuring gender sensitivity.
Training of Trainer (ToT) instructor training programs for local community members, sports coaches and school teachers to ensure program sustainability and to guarantee a legacy.
Step-Down (SD) Education through Professional Sports Development training programs for youth and young adults across communities and schools.
All ASA ToT and SD programming comprises of the following blended learning solution:
1) Classroom-based Participatory Learning Workshops
2) Specialised Grass Roots Sports Coaching modules incorporating core education messages and simulations through the outdoor training curriculum

 

ASA MONITORING, EVALUATION & REPORTING
Programming impact measured through weekly ASA Master Instructor assessments, trainer and student stakeholder pre, mid and post testing/ examinations, questionniares together with regular Edu-Soccer & Team Sports festivals, leagues and tournaments
All monitoring and evaluation processes together with narrative reporting aligned with UN, USAID and US Government standards.
All financial reporting in accordance with UN, USAID and US Government financial procedures to guarantee transparency.