Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone

 
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GGM Disability Sports Association

Snohomish, WA collects soccer jerseys
Snohomish, WA collects soccer jerseys

In April of 2012, Greatest Goal Ministries registered the first Disability Sports Association in Sierra Leone.  The disabled of Sierra Leone are rejected physically, socially and emotionally.  Most are reduced to a life of begging because they are seen as useless and unemployable.  The DSA (Disability Sports Association) allows them an opportunity to showcase their potential, develop self-esteem, and help change the overall attitude toward disabled people in the country.

GGM DSA now has five polio and five amputee teams signed with the association.  A Detroit Harley Davidson Chapter and youth soccer teams from WA State have raised enough funds and collected enough jerseys for all 10 teams to be completely outfitted. 

In 2013 we will begin signing additional teams and include blind and deaf teams.  Our newest development
is our partnership agreement with “Coaches Across continents” that will begin working with coaches in Sierra Leone in 2014. 

Please help us as we find uniforms and soccer equipment for our disabled teams and begin matches in 2014. 
Please consider being part of the change agent for the disabled of Sierra Leone.

GGM DSA soccer logo
GGM DSA soccer logo
Matt Jenkins and Cynthia Frahm raise funds for DSA
Matt Jenkins and Cynthia Frahm raise funds for DSA
Donors sending wishes to the amputees on balls
Donors sending wishes to the amputees on balls
Amputee team in Bo signing with DSA
Amputee team in Bo signing with DSA
Amputee players
Amputee players

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Carolynn (Lynn) Pelton

President/Founder
Bellevue, WA United States

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