The Homeless World Cup uses football as a trigger to inspire and energise people who are homeless to change their own lives. By this approach they creates better opportunities for people who are currently homeless and excluded and reduces homelessness on a global level.
Ivanhoe Grammar School is a coeducational Anglican School for
students from Early Learning Centre to Year 12. As an open entry school,
we offer students every opportunity to grow through a diverse and
exciting range of opportunities.
With our focus on personal, spiritual and academic development, Ivanhoe Grammar School students are truly prepared for life beyond school with an awareness and sense of responsibility about their world.
In 2008, when the Homeless World Cup was held in Melbourne, IGS hosted 3 of the boys from the Cambodian team. Since then, the school has visited HFCA in Cambodia (report here) participating in friendly matches with the kids and renewing friendships.
The Canadian International School (CIS) opened its doors in 1990 and has earned a reputation for excellence. This standing has been achieved through years of successful practice and a firm understanding and implementation of educational research and teaching methodologies tailored for the global student. Their students are an embodiment of their school motto "learning today, leading tomorrow".
The CIS student body represents a truly diverse population from over fifty countries and is served by a comprehensive and challenging curriculum taught by highly qualified and dedicated teachers. Their focus is on the needs of each individual, stimulating their inherent curiosity thereby inspiring them to become lifelong learners. Their students pursue excellence in the mastery of creative problem solving, effective communication, leadership, international understanding, and responsible citizenship.
CIS has three campuses throughout Singapore and visited HFCA in May 2010, organising friendly matches with the kids (report here)
The International School of Phnom Penh (ISPP) is a private, non-profit coeducational English-language day school enrolling students from Early Years to Grade 12. The school was established in 1989 by a group of parents to offer an education to the children of expatriates and local families residing in Phnom Penh.
The students come from 37 different countries, including Cambodia (21%), USA (14%), Korea (12%), Australia (8%), UK (6%), Malaysia (4%), Netherlands (3%), as well as Germany, Canada, Philippines, Japan, India, Sweden, France, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia, Denmark, Thailand, Finland, Bhutan, Belgium, Mauritius, Brunei, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Kenya, Jamaica, Norway, Ethiopia, Ireland, Uganda, Bangladesh, Columbia, Italy, Zambia.
In early 2011, the ISPP organised a soccer tournament and donated the proceeds to HFCA to go towards the costs of participating in the 2011 Homeless World Cup in Paris. Read the report here