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UN Women

UN Women Red Deporte, along with nine other entities, has been chosen by UN Women and the Valencia Club de Fútbol to form a working group whose objective is to perform the interchange and development of women’s empowerment techniques and promoters of gender equality through football. Red Deporte promotes gender equality in all of its programs at all levels. Nevertheless, bringing together these ten NGOs from five continents has been...

In memory of Vicente Iraizoz

In memory of Vicente Iraizoz On the 6th of March, we received the news that Vicente Iraizoz had left us forever. A friend and worker of Red Deporte for five intense years, he died in Senegal while doing what he loved most: working on behalf of the most vulnerable communities in the countries that are most in need. Vicente began working for Red Deporte in 2008 when he was involved...

Football with Refugees in Cameroon

Football with Refugees in Cameroon Red Deporte works in East Cameroon since 2012, supporting the refugees from the neighbouring Central African Republic. Sport, and especially football, is used to improve girls performance at school; and also to promote basic health among youth and children. Our program is supported by FIFA Football for Hope, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and the Embassy of the United States in Cameroon. In six years, under the...

Zambia, 20 Years of Sport, Hope and Enthusiasm

Zambia, 20 Years of Sport, Hope and Enthusiasm Zambia, 1997, is the where Red Deporte was originated. It was just there that we introduced the community project of self-construction of facilities, which encouraged us to start next projects. The City of Hope had just opened a community school for 550 children from the most deprived districts in Lusaka, the country’s capital. At that school, during the break, boys and girls waited reluctantly for the...

Come Together

´Come Together´ The aim of the ´Come Together´ project is to instil the practice of healthy, regular and risk-free sport. It focuses mainly on running and incorporates the slogan ‘run slowly, walk fast,’ which systematically instils the practice of healthy exercise in our day-to-day routines by acquiring an active lifestyle. This sporting habit is primarily indicated for high-risk groups such as adults of advanced age or people with a risk of cardiovascular accidents. We...

´Sport ID´ Interculturality and sport program

“Sport ID” Interculturality and sport program The promotion of interculturality and support of the refugee population is part of our identity document. European program Sport ID aims to promote access to sports, by inclusion, to the refugees and immigrants, the most vulnerable and excluded population in Europe. The program is implemented in eigth European countries. Amongst other outcomes, a guide with recommendations on how to implement intercultural and integration activities through sport will be produced...

Team Up! Project to support employability through football

Team Up! Project to support employability through football Red Deporte with seven other European organisations, is evolving a program called ‘Team Up! for Employability’. The goal of this program is to improve the employability of young people in vulnerable situations. Young people who are not in education, employment, or training are colloquially called “NEETs.” For the majority of NEETs, the challenge of employability is not lack of technical training or education but the attitude,...

‘Football3 for Respect’ gets the ball rolling

‘Football3 for Respect’ gets the ball rolling “Football3 for Respect” is a consortium of 13 European organisations working in the field of football for development. Red Deporte has the privilege of being part of this consortium. The program lays the first brick of the future construction of a tool that complements the current methodology, developed by streetfootballworld, the coordinating organisation of the program. The objective of this consortium is to expand the benefits of...

‘Moors against Gypsies’ tournament: maximum excitement and many challenges going forward

‘Moors against Gypsies’ tournament: maximum excitement and many challenges going forward For Adrian, a seventeen-year-old Gypsy who lives in Cañada and is an ardent supporter of Sergio Ramos, watching the “Moors vs. Gypsies” tournament was a dream come true. The same can be said for Mohammed, a sixteen-year-old Moroccan who dreams of one day seeing Messi play. Witnessing this tournament, for both of these young men, was like watching...

Membership Card, improving Cañada’s sports programme

Membership Card, improving Cañada’s sports programme The boys and girls children from Cañada now have access to the sporting facilities through a membership card. The provision of this credential includes three main objectives. The first and most essential objective is to reinforce a sense of belonging into children by creating a space where kids can use to get a better education and acquire life skills. The second objective is...