ABOUT

Borneo Football International Academy kicked off in 2015 with just 14 children - word quickly spread and today there are more than 150 players, including three allgirls team. The program quickly expanded when we realized these children - who come from low- income families - needed much more.

OUR WORK

The minimum wage for people in Central Kalimantan is well under $200 a month. Parents find it hard just to send their children to school - let alone provide them with extracurricular activities. Our players can take part in not only a wide range of football activities but also health and educational programs.

FOOTBALL


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We hold weekly training sessions and players test their skills in official tournaments. We also organize regular football clinics and Summer camps where we match off against players from around Indonesia and overseas. Our ‘Happy Feet’ program supports players from low income families with shoes, uniforms, socks and jerseys.

HEALTH AND NUTRITION


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Central Kalimantan has one of the highest stunting rates in Indonesia, and we found many of our young players were underweight and below average height. We initiated a program to address this issue, providing nutritional drinks during practice, information on healthy living and a health assessment to measure their physical development.

EDUCATION


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In Central Kalimantan, nearly 1 in 3 children aged 7-15 drop out of school mainly due to economic pressures. We support our players with educational materials and school fee subsidies. Sponsorship is also provided for English and computer classes, vocational courses and conservation activities through our partner NGO-YUM (Yayasan Usaha Mulia).


GET INVOLVED

We are always looking for talented people from Indonesia and abroad to support, not only our football training but our education, health & nutrition programs, social media, and fundraising goals. We also welcome local and international groups to our innovative summer camps and football clinics.

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Most of the people who work with us do it purely for

the love of football and to give back to the

community.


WAYS TO DONATE

The minimum wage for people in Central Kalimantan is well under $200 a month. Parents find it hard just to send their children to school – let alone provide them with extra curricular activities. Through BFIA, these children can take part in a wide range of football activities and also in health and educational programs - all free of charge.

SUPPORTER


Every gift, no matter how large or small, can help our boys and girls reach their personal goals

COACH


A gift of USD 195 supports our Child Development Fund and one child’s participation in all our programs. You can sponsor as many children as you like.

GOALKEEPER


We are quickly outgrowing our current training facility and have started work on a multi- purpose football campus on a 7-hectare plot of donated land. If you are interested in making a major gift towards this goal please contact us for more information. We are pleased to offer official recognition to individuals, companies and institutions.


PARTNERS

Together we can start something bigger


CONTACT

2017 ANNUAL REPORT



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