Sport for development initiatives and programs
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These 5 videos showcase the power of sport and football as a tool for progress and development that can break down walls and barriers, a tool to tackle child malnutrition to give the next generation of footballers a sporting chance on the pitch and in life.
These three programmes are using the power of sport to change the game for kids in Asia.
Sport: An investment in health, well-being, and happiness
4,000 secondary school students in Kailali district in Nepal are getting in the game and learning about nutrition.
Investing in Sport pays off in many different ways. Children learn healthy habits critical to their health for the rest of their life. Boys and girls come together to learn social development skills and teamwork. Adults and the community unite for fun-filled competition that can inspire community pride and progress.
Approximately 28,000 refugees live in Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan; 56% of them are children -- more than 15,000 boys and girls. A patch of green (a new football pitch built by One Goal, World Vision and the Premier League) is an investment in the social, psychological and mental well-being of the refugees living here along with sport’s physical benefits
Girls and Sport - When girls play, everyone wins!
While all people can benefit from the tool of Sport, there is a group that, if given access and participation to Sport, turn the tool into a game-changer for all of society. That group are girls and women.
While it’s well known that many women and girls in Asia still lack the same rights and opportunities of men, these young ladies are making their own way forward.
A day in the life of May, age 13, the first prize winner at township level school football match.
Sport champions change
In this remote village in Nepal, football is inspiring students to share in the game as equals and to live more healthily.
From youth football festivals to the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, football (the language without borders) is championing local change in Japan.
Tackling issues in Sport and health through multi-sector collaboration and partnership
Kids and football are the unique partnership that is creating unity, friendship, and a love for Sport in this Kosovo town.
In Sri Lanka, malnutrition affects 29% of children. Public and private partnerships across the country including various government ministries are coming together with one goal: to tackle this major public health issue through the One Goal movement reaching over 2,000 children across the nation.