Category Archives: Poverty

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Kick4Life

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

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FONDAPS (Foundation of Our Lady of Perpetual Help)

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

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