Sport, Development and Peace

Sport, Development and Peace

By: @samuelazout

Sport with formative content helps to improve life opportunities for economically and socially excluded people. When practiced in safe spaces, sport allows to build positive relationships and develop confidence and self-esteem. Sport can open doors to opportunities and help the most vulnerable people in their social integration processes. Many communities around the world are using sport as a tool to build peace and coexistence. There is a reason why this is especially relevant in Colombia...

Super League! Celebrating soccer as a peace tool.

Super League! Celebrating soccer as a peace tool.

The Super League is a unique football tournament. More than a sporting event, it is a community celebration of great magnitude, which reflects 100% our passion for soccer as a peace tool. Last Saturday we celebrate the round 16 of the Super League in a different way and 500 kids and their families loved it...

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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Original post: www.streetfootballworld.org

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.