Red Deporte promoting health in Cameroon

Red Deporte carries out a health intervention in the Eastern Region of Cameroon that combines education for health with health care for the most vulnerable population, especially children and young people and young mothers. The health action takes place in the clinic Nkol – Bikon supporting the vaccination program, consultation of general and pediatric medicine, as well as ultrasound diagnosis. In community schools, the football-based activities focuses on basic health promotion and the fight against HIV-AIDS and malaria, as main risk...

Successful training of monitors in Football3

Red Deporte has successfully carried out the training of monitors to work with the Football3 methodology in the town of Torrelodones. Fooball3 is a youth development tool that uses football to promote dialogue, reflection skills and leadership. The course, practical theory, has served to train in the work of mediator within football3. It has been three days long, carried out in the month of June. A total of 12 young people from several municipalities of Madrid and two participants from Cañada...

New training in football, entrepreneurship and disability

Football for All – Leadership Program, born with the aim of empowering the disabled group through sports. This program aims to be the first academic course specifically designed to promote employability, entrepreneurship and the creation of networks of people with disabilities in the world of football. All participants will have at least one type of disability and our goal is to increase employability / entrepreneurship for people with disabilities in the world of football. The course is supported by three main academic...

Red Deporte awarded with UNICEF prize by Donosti Cup

Donosti Cup, the most prestigious international soccer tournament in Spain and one of the most important in the world, has awarded the UNICEF prize to the Zambia team of Red Deporte. The 25th edition of the Donosti Cup has counted with the participation of 623 teams from more than 20 nationalities. In the words of Iñigo Olaizola, director of the Donosti Cup, the election of Red Deporte has been “for the conditions in which they work in favor of football, for...

Sport for Intercultural Dialogue meeting in Madrid

Sport for Intercultural Dialogue meeting in Madrid In the middle of the May, Red Deporte hosted a meeting of its partners of the European Sport ID Project in Madrid. Sport for Intercultural Dialogue (Sport ID) is the collaborative Partnership of the European organizations aiming to create awareness-raising activities for amateur athletes, coaches, trainers, educators who work in the particular fields of sports connected with solidarity and social inclusion. Red Deporte met with its partners in the accommodating environment of El...

Roundtable on Roma inclusion through sport in Bucharest

Roundtable on Roma inclusion through sport in Bucharest Red Deporte participated in a roundtable on Roma inclusion through Sport in Bucharest, Romania. On the 28 March, the Fare and the Policy Centre for Roma and Minorities gathered Roma NGOs and experts from 18 countries and organised this event to celebrate International Roma Day. All together we shared knowledge and experiences and through discussions and workshops, we were exploring how sport can be used as a tool to develop the community. All...

Club Deportivo Canillas inaugurate the new football field in Cañada Real

Red Deporte invited Club Deportivo Canillas to participate in the inauguration of the new football field in Cañada Real. The President of the Club, Fernando Herrero and Carlos de Cárcer, director of Red Deporte, cut the ribbon with the applause and an excellent atmosphere of all the attendees. The matches were played in cadet and children categories. CD Canillas and Cañada team both won in at least one category. We want to congratulate all the participants for the refined behaviour on...

Team Up Toolkit: increasing youth employability through football-based programmes was published

Red Deporte, in collaboration with eight European football development entities, has taken part in the publication of the “Team Up Toolkit”: increasing youth employability through football-based programmes to improve the employability of young people through football-based programs.This project has been funded by the European Commission, and for two years we have travelled five countries collecting the best experiences in the field of employability, which are reflected in the content of the manual. Among the different approaches to increase employability, football is one of...

New Football Pitch in Cañada Real

Red Deporte has built a new football field in sector six of Cañada Real for the enjoyment of children and young people living in this neighbourhood of Madrid. This construction has been carried out with the active participation of the young people of Cañada and using recycled and low-cost materials. To prepare the field, they cleaned the land and its surroundings, waste, debris and stones accumulated for years. They repaired nets, goals and made the layout of field lines. The most...

We Trained 40 new coaches of Sports for Health

Red Deporte has completed the training process of 40 young coaches of Football for Health in Cameroon. This training is part of Red Deporte intervention in the Eastern Region of Cameroon, a region, which hosts close to two hundred thousands refugees, from the Central African Republic. The program aims to train coaches in the prevention of HIV – AIDS, malaria and promotion of basic hygiene among the most vulnerable children and young people. These activities are mainly carried out in a...