Amsterdam Spirit

Thanks to all our friends who believe in KLABU and are a part of this journey. The dream became a reality thanks to all of you. Thank you for building the club with us.

Cox's Bazar Mobile Sports Library

Thank you to those who are helping to build the foundations of all KLABU clubhouses and run the projects with impact.

To local refugee communities and UNHCR the UN Refugee Agency for guiding us to the places where sports is most needed. To our program partners at the project locations: Friendship in Bangladesh, Yoga & Sports With Refugees in Greece, The Lutheran World Federation in Kenya, and AVSI in Brazil.
To MVRDV for creating the modular, multi-functional KLABU clubhouse which we are replicating around the world. To Roof for Humanity, Tchai and Solarkiosk for designing current clubhouses. To TPV Cares for supporting high-quality Philips TV & Sound products. To Nike and On's social impact program Right To Run for donating sports equipment. To for taking care of transport to the project locations. To OWOW Agency for building the KLABU impact measurement app, with dedication and unbeatable spirit. To Basic-Fit, ApenkooiGym, Kuda, Mascha, 3x3 Unites and Katie Süter for offering memorable workouts to our Ter Apel and Amsterdam communities.

"We are very proud to help make a difference in the lives of refugees through our partnership with KLABU"

Stefan van Sabben

CSR & Sustainability Manager at TPV Europe

Thank you to our funding partners and supporters.

To Rabo Foundation and Stichting DOEN for believing in our dreams and donating the funds to make the very start of KLABU happen. To Fred Foundation and Stichting AKBHHH for supporting KLABU to build our organisation, team and impact.
To the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation and Wilde Ganzen for supporting the Club Centre and Mobile Clubhouse in Cox's Bazar. To the City of Amsterdam and VSBfonds for funding the Amsterdam Spirit program and clubhouse. To Stichting De Boomgaard for donating funds to three clubhouse projects. To the Cloverleaf Foundation for co-funding the Brazil clubhouse. To UEFA Foundation for Children, ESPN and Nederlandse Loterij for contributing to the Ter Apel clubhouse.
To the ZERO group for helping us to get the social enterprise from the group, with special mention to team Mentha.
To Bike2Unite, Iggy, PONG and Primo Disco for organising fundraisers. To every person who and company that supports KLABU through Adyen Giving and through payroll giving powered by The Social Handshake - thank you!
KLABU community
Behind the scenes of the Amsterdam Spirit video shoot with HERC and DPPLR

Thank you to our creative partners and supporters. 

To Kelvin Govey for putting countless hours and never ending love into designing the brand, the identity and everything else KLABU. To Charlotte Jongejan for developing our KLABU communications and tone of voice, and making sure we're always staying upbeat and playful. To Coco Olakunle for shooting the dazzling photos, for your great spirit, creative work and keeping all of this real. Without you, Kelvin, Charlotte and Coco, no KLABU.
To Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and W+K's The Kennedys, HERC Agency, DPPLR, The Gardeners and Tosti Creative for understanding the essence of KLABU and transforming it into an honest and powerful campaigns. To BAM for helping us find the best way to tell the world who we are. To Avery Dennison and Multiple Identities for understanding our vision and helping us create the sportswear we were dreaming about. To Build in Amsterdam for the time and talent invested in creating this amazing website platform. To Filling Pieces for creating products and building community around the clubhouse we will build in Suriname.
Keti Koti 2023 KLABU x Filling Pieces

Thank you to all individuals, companies, clubs and teams who are wearing KLABU sportswear to support.

Since the start of KLABU in 2019, thousands of you have supported our mission by buying KLABU sportswear, including many individuals and teams such as Topsport Community, Warchild and VICE.
Special mention to Zalando for engaging new KLABU supporters through their webshop. To 11teamsports for engaging clubs, companies and teams through KLABU teamwear. To State of Football and Avery Dennison for being the best manufacturing partners. Together we are creating quality products that make a real difference.
KLABU cycling kit launch
Supporter Geneviève wearing the KLABU cycling kit
Avery Dennison FIFA21
Supporter Fabrice Muamba wearing the Avery Dennison sponsored shirt featured in FIFA21

Everyone else, thank you for joining the KLABU. With love, from the team.

To De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek for the legal support. To EY for tax advice. To Numblees for bookkeeping & accounting. To Vacature Via for helping us recruit the incredible KLABU team.
  • First KLABU teamwear order
    Twelve in personalised KLABU shirts
  • New York Marathon 2019
    Run For Human Rights Watch runs in KLABU at the NY Marathon
  • KWAKU football team in amsterdam
    Team Mollie in customised shirts at the KLABU x KWAKU festival tournament in Amsterdam
  • Enviolo KLABU Amsterdam Spirit shirts
    Team Enviolo running Dam tot Damloop
  • KLABU Multisport Blue Teamwear
    Friends & family football team
  • KLABU multisport orange
    Team MVRDV running Rotterdam marathon
  • Winners tournament
    Friends Team wins the KLABU x Kwaku Festival tournament
  • Fundraiser for KLABU
    Schröders padel tournament in customised KLABU kits
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