Football for Hope
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Football has become a vital instrument for hundreds of social development programmes run by non-governmental and community-based organisations all around the world. Tthese programmes are providing children and young people with valuable tools that make a difference to their lives and, by addressing the most pressing issues in each community, they are contributing to positive social change on a global scale.

In 2005, FIFA and streetfootballworld jointly began to bring such organisations together, strengthen their programmes through direct support and increase their visibility. Football for Hope was created as a unique and global movement programme that uses the power of football to achieve sustainable social development.

Thanks to its many successes on the ground, its global reach and the strong commitment of its founders, the Football for Hope movement has become an attractive platform for public and private sectors, civil society and multilateral development institutions to invest sustainably and develop innovative partnerships for social development.

Today, the Football for Hope movement provides access to programmes which serve hundreds of thousands of young people all over the world. the It movement is a catalyst for innovation and social investment for various sectors of society and is increasingly gaining recognition and attracting new resources and expertise.

The Football for Hope philosophy is to maximise the potential of football by making a concrete contribution to sustainable development.