Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone

 
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    State of Emergency Declared in Sierra Leone
    By - Lynn Pelton - Executive Director
    Dear Donors, In late July of this year, President of Sierra Leone, President Ernest Bai Koroma, issued a state of emergency in the country. There were several steps announced and among them was the restriction of all public meetings and gatherings. This restriction means that there are no soccer games or practices allowed...
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    GGM Disability Sports Association
    By - Lynn Pelton - International Director
    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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $1,220 from an original funding goal of $1,000!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone has received 19 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    Disability Football (Soccer) in Sierra Leone
    By - Lynn Pelton - President
    Dear Donor, A team of twelve members from Greatest Goal Ministries USA has just returned from 14 days in Sierra Leone and an incredible vision has been cast for disability football (soccer) in this small nation.  During the spring of this year a group of over 30 amputees decided to break away from (SLASC) the Single...
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    Creation of the New GGM Amputee Football League (GGM AFL)
    By - Lynn Pelton - GGM USA International Director
    GGM USA Amputee Football League (AFL)  Amputee football “soccer” began in Sierra Leone, West Africa shortly after the war in 2001 with the establishment of (SLASC) the Single Leg Amputee Football Club. Through SLASC, amputee players were transformed from victims of war to victors on the playing...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    Next Steps for Single Leg Amputee Sports Club
    By - Lynn Pelton - President, Greatest Goal Ministries
    Dear Global Giving Donor, Greatest Goal Ministries would like to thank you for your past and future support of our work with the amputees in Sierra Leone, West Africa.  I think everyone will agree that football is the world’s game.  It is played around the world for fun and for competition.  In Sierra...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    “OPERATION NATIONWIDE AMPUTEE LEAGUE - 2010”
    By - Lynn Pelton - Co-Founder/President GGM USA
    Dear Supporter of the Single Leg Amputee Sports Club (SLASC) in Sierra Leone,  On behalf of Greatest Goal Ministries (GGM) USA/SL and SLASC we would like to thank you for your continued support.  GGM USA returned from Sierra Leone in mid October. During that time SLASC was busy trying to fundraise so that the...
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone has received 21 donations
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone posted a progress report
    Single Leg Amputee Sports Club September Report
    By - Lynn Pelton - GGM USA Founder and President
    To all our Global Giving Single Leg Amputee Sports Club (SLASC) supporters, from GGM USA and GGM Sierra Leone we say thank you for your support. The funds donated mean so much to the young men and women who have found hope in the sport of soccer. Currently all funding of SLASC must come from outside sources as the team...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Support Amputee Soccer in Sierra Leone has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Carolynn (Lynn) Pelton

President/Founder
Bellevue, WA United States

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