Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN)

Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) – Organisation


The SSCN is a network that acts as an accelerator for NGO’s and CBO’s working in the sector of Sport for Social Change across Southern Africa, enhancing the growth and sustainability of organizations (members) for greater impact on the ground through:

  • Promoting the use of sport as a main stream tool for social change
  • Innovative approaches that are community-driven and owned
  • Effective structures of governance, which promotes innovation and leadership through collaboration and partnership collaborative strategy and integrative approach to create a nurturing and conducive environment for sport for social change at all levels of engagement by focusing on the aspirations and needs of member organizations, youth and participants
  • Contributing to national and regional development objectives relating to youth empowerment, skill development and economic independency Develop and support of quality programmes that result in measurable impact for reflective learning and evidenced-based decision-making

The SSCN has a secretariat based in Pretoria that acts like a conduit between various funders and SSCN members (NGO). Projects are normally initiated by specific partners who desire to work within a specific province seeking to address a specific objective. Liaising between funder and NGO, the SSCN ensure that the deliverables desired by the funder is achieved in line with our core values and focus area. This is a mutually benefitting partnership, supporting a win/win situation for all parties involved, top down.