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FC Barcelona Foundation collaboration

FC Barcelona Foundation collaboration More than ever before, the boys and girls from the Red Deporte programs can feel like Messi, Iniesta or Neymar are among them. The FC Barcelona Foundation has been working with Red Deporte through the donation of sports equipment to be used in the programs that we carry out globally through our organization. The prestigious Catalan club has innumerable followers throughout the world, amongst them...

Accompanied by champions

Accompanied by champions Red Deporte has managed to fulfill the dreams of 30 children from Seville who love the beautiful game. In collaboration with Sevilla Club de Fútbol, 30 children from deprived backgrounds have had the opportunity to accompany the Seville players and Shakhtar Donetsk in their entry onto the pitch, in the unique stage of the European semi-final. In this way, they’ve been able to fulfill the...

Goal Click Refugees and Red Deporte

Goal Click Refugees and Red Deporte The analogue cameras returned again to capture the reality of refugees in Europe, through football. Red Deporte is part of this project that has been depicting the hopes of refugees throughout the world and their links to football for several years. The young people gathered under the umbrella of Red Deporte have the opportunity to express how they live and grow about the...

Getafe CF collaboration

Getafe CF collaboration Getafe CF is a very special club, which came from an area of Madrid that was completely unknown to the majority of Spaniards before it burst into the first division. The history of Getafe CF began with their debut in the first division of Spanish football in 2004. Since then, they’ve played finals and took part in multiple European competitions, keeping themselves in the highest category...

UEFA and FedEx football pitch

UEFA and FedEx football pitch Red Deporte, in collaboration with FedEx, the UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld, has reached a major milestone in Cañada Real, by building a first-rate football pitch in one of the poorest areas of Spain. Carlos Marchena, retired international football player with the Spanish team, European championship and world cup, took part in the inauguration ceremony and conducted a training session to the delight...

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...