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Homeless World Cup (Hong Kong) | Yungpost
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Description: The Homeless World Cup in Hong Kong has been a huge success. Their work has helped nearly 90% of its players achieve a better life. These players now stay away from undesirable social activities like alcohol, gambling, and smoking. Furthermore, many of them now receive support from their families to battle their issues. Along with the social success, the Hong Kong Homeless World Cup has achieved success on the field. It was ranked 31st among 42 teams in the 2012 World Cup.

How It Started: The idea of having a Homeless World Cup team from Hong Kong began in 2005. It was inspired by a group of social workers, soccer coach and social entrepreneurs from Society of Community Organization & Wofoo Social Enterprises of Hong Kong.

For more information please visit: http://soco-wofoo-homelesssoccer.hk/

Matthew Yung