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Odisha FC partners with NGO – Youth for Sustainability!

Odisha FC has announced that it has partnered with NGO – Youth for Sustainability (YfS) to develop football at the grassroots level by touring different parts of Odisha. YfS is a vertical under the Human Circle Foundation and has been active in a lot of youth-centric social activities. OFC and …

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Minerva Academy sponsor and distribute meals to the unprivileged in Chennai!

Minerva Academy FC sponsored a full day of special meals and distributed rations to the unprivileged people living on the streets of the Chennai suburbs. The club collaborated with a local social worker, Shyam, and his team to identify the places and people in need of help. On May 21, …

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The SPN National Inclusion Cup 2020 – A CSR Initiative of Sony Pictures Networks India!

With an aim to empower marginalized sections of the society via sports, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), under the aegis of its CSR theme ‘Ek India Happywala’ sponsored the fourth consecutive edition of ‘SPN National Inclusion Cup 2020’ in association with the FIFA awarded charitable organisation ‘Slum Soccer’. The only …

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One million reasons to read the UEFA Foundation for Children’s annual activity report!

The UEFA Foundation for Children’s pioneering efforts to use football to drive social good are improving the lives of more than one million children across some 100 countries, according to the organisation’s 2018/19 activity report. The annual overview of the Foundation’s work also reveals an acceleration in introduction of new …

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Ajit M. Sharan joins as the Chairman of Board for STAIRS Foundation!

India’s premier not-for-profit organisation in broadbasing of sports at grassroots – STAIRS (Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports) Foundation has today announced the joining of Ajit M. Sharan, Former Sports Secretary, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports [MYAS] as its Chairman of the Board. Ajit M. Sharan contribution …

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Nepalese children gain valuable experience through AFC Dream Asia Foundation program!

It was an experience of a lifetime for 18 boys and girls from Nepal who attended the five-day AFC-FAM-Shelter Ashraya Nepal Youth Football & Leadership Camp 2019 supported by the AFC Dream Asia Foundation. In a collaboration between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and Shelter …

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India Men & Women teams leave for 2019 Homeless World Cup!

India will once more be represented by a men’s and women’s team in the upcoming 2019 Homeless World Cup in Cardiff, Wales from July 27 to August 3. The tournament which is organised by the Homeless World Cup Foundation will see NGO Slum Soccer once more sending the Indian representative …

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VIDEO – TEDxBITSGoa: Franz Gastler (Founder of YUWA)!

Franz Gastler is an American citizen who grew up in Minnesota but has lived in Ormanjhi, Jharkhand since 2007 where he was an English teacher. He started Yuwa in 2009 to combat social problems that plague young girls in India. Now one of the largest soccer programs in the country, …

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A visit to CEQUIN, Women’s Empowerment through football in Delhi!

While in Delhi earlier today, June 21, I got to visit the NGO CEQUIN to see their work in Women’s Empowerment through football. German coaching instructor Wiltrud ‘Willy’ Melbaum, who works for the regional Fussballverband Niederrhein (FVN), had been send to India by the DFB (German FA) to do workshops …

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