TF Member, Michiko Soriano (Philippines) announced a new partnership between her organization, Girls Got Game and NIKE to support girls and young women by providing quality sports wear including sneakers and spikes for football to all participants. The gear was given out on Christmas day! The organization is already successful in attracting private sponsors, including Milo and NIKE, and hopes to grow the strengthen in the coming months. Follow them here: https://www.facebook.
Transforming Cities through Sport is a UNESCO project aimed at challenging stigma associated with informal settlements and engaging out-of-school youth in Manila, Philippines. The project seeks to create new safe spaces available for sport in poor urban areas, improve social cohesion, reduce violence by and against youth and promote greater gender equality by insisting on the participation of girls and vulnerable gender groups. At the same time, it aims to engage city-level a