Using soccer to create leaders in the community
Category Archives: Poverty
The Claudio Reyna Foundation works to provide children the opportunity to play soccer, commit to their education and increase their social skills.
Project GOAL (Greater Opportunity for Athletes to Learn), is a non-profit organization composed of education, business, and sports professionals who assist in the development of Rhode Island’s disadvantaged youth through soccer and after-school programming.
About: Kick4Life uses soccer to tackle poverty and disease while promoting development in Lesotho. Mission/Philosophy: Changing lives through sport. Why soccer?: Lesotho has the third highest prevalence rate of HIV (23.2%) in the world. This has resulted in a high orphan population which has left many living without support on the streets and vulnerable to
Futbol For Kids aims to collect and deliver soccer balls directly into the hands (or feet) of disadvantaged kids all over the world.
About: Patrice Millet (nominated for CNN Heroes) FONDAPS in 2007, a non-profit organization based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to use soccer as a way of educating children from various neighborhoods near the capital. Mission/Philosophy: FONDAPS mission is “Education through sports.” The foundation aims to enable youth in the program to get to know each other, share