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At this Perth soccer club, fees were a barrier to participation — so it waived them in exchange for parents’ time – ABC News

A Perth soccer club was faced with the challenge of how to make sport more accessible for its local community in the face of high running costs. Its solution has…



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Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, hundreds of kids descend on a suburban Perth park  but this isn’t your average weeknight training session at a local soccer club.
Each child can attend for free.
The trade-off is parents must volunteer. Some coach, others fry up chips in the canteen, run raffles, and wash kits.
Jesika Mangoska has been bringing her two boys for the last few years.
Jesika Mangoska attends with her children Oliver Mangoski, Stef Mangoska and Nikola Mangoski.(ABC News: Jessica Warriner

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