SOCCER FOR PEACE AND MANCHESTER CITY FC, TOGETHER FOR THE COMMUNITY IN COLOMBIA.

SOCCER FOR PEACE AND MANCHESTER CITY FC, TOGETHER FOR THE COMMUNITY IN COLOMBIA.

Manchester City Football Club has continued its long-term community commitment in Barranquilla through a training initiative that aims to inspire the next generation of football leaders for development around the world...

Futbol Con Corazon Is The Winner of the Sport For Social Inclusion Award!

Futbol Con Corazon Is The Winner of the Sport For Social Inclusion Award!

When a child joins Fundacion Futbol Con Corazon, she knows that she will not be playing “soccer as usual.” The “soccer for peace” methodology calls for mixed girl-boy teams in various age categories, a practice that is alien to the social context in which the children live. 

ACT FOR WHAT MATTERS 2016 CALL FOR PROJECTS WINNERS SIGN MOU WITH PEACE AND SPORT AND THE JOINT ACTION IN THE FIELD BEGINS

ACT FOR WHAT MATTERS 2016 CALL FOR PROJECTS WINNERS SIGN MOU WITH PEACE AND SPORT AND THE JOINT ACTION IN THE FIELD BEGINS

On the occasion of the XVI World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, organized for the first time in Bogota, Colombia, from 2 to 4 February 2017, the first Act for What Matters MOU was signed between Peace and Sport and the organization “Fútbol Con Corazón” based in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Futbol Con Corazon Is Now Part Of Streetfootballworld!

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FÚTBOL CON CORAZÓN

FCC is a non-profit organization that uses the pedagogical possibilities of football to help vulnerable communities overcome problems related to poverty and exclusion. It operates values-based after school football programs for boys, girls and adolescents. FCC helps prevent prostitution, early pregnancies, drugs, alcohol, gangs and other pressing social issues. It envisions a world of empowered young.

Soccer for Peace a ‘game changer’ for Colombia’s Pacific region

Soccer for Peace a ‘game changer’ for Colombia’s Pacific region

Children and youth in Timbiquí are heavily exposed to armed conflict violence linked to illicit activities. This exposure to violence, combined with excessive free time and a lack of mentors, puts them at risk of falling prey to illegal armed group recruitment and continuing the cycle of violence and the internal conflict.