Transforming Lives Through Sport

About Us

United Through Sport is a nonprofit organization based in Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa. We work with participants from the community, aged 5 – 35. We are focused on using the power of sport to help children and youth on their pathway to success. We are committed to the holistic development of each our participants, focusing on their health, education and personal development. Our programs improve education outcomes, raise sexual health awareness, promote gender equality and build life skills.

Our flagship program is in South Africa but we have satellite programs in South America, The Caribbean and Asia.

Our Impact

  • Worked 56,000 participants on their pathway to success

  • 100% high school graduation rate

  • 100,000 hours of sexual and reproductive health workshops

  • 98% improvement in self confidence

  • 93% improvement in health and well being

  • Over 1,000,000 hours of volunteer time

  • 98% employment placement rate

  • 86 participants on full scholarships to top high schools

  • 82% improvement in school attendance

Get Involved

Volunteer

Volunteer with us, explore a new country while giving back to communities in need. Join us in South Africa, Argentina or St Lucia.

Fundraise

Take part in an event that you enjoy and while you challenge yourself, fundraise for United Through Sport. We have a number of events that you can get involved with!

Donate

Donate to sponsor one of our participants on their pathway to success. Your donation will contribute to a participant’s growth and development.

Where We Work | Galleries

We work on a global level across South America, The Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Europe.
Check out our portfolio of images from around the World.