Sports & Education Promotion Trust (SEPT) was established to promote sports development in India with focus on football. Started in 2004 and based in Calicut, the trust has set up 41 centres called "football nurseries" spread across 11 districts in Kerala.
SEPT identifies talented children from rural, tribal and coastal areas in difficult living conditions with targeted sport initiatives.
Sport as a tool for development and peace – building process offers the ideal framework and general conditions to connect and unite people beyond all frontiers. Sporting initiatives are an effective method to overcome differences between societies, people, ethnicities, religions and cultures. Sport also fosters personal development, encourages self-confidence and conveys values like team spirit, fair play and responsibility. SEPT applies exactly this positive energy of sport for sustainable and social intentions.