Arsenal in the Community Coaches together with the support of the FundLife team managed to organize a fun-filled and memorable Arsenal Cup for 63 selected youth (girls and boys) from schools and communities last July 6, 2019, at the Multi-purpose Community Center of Brgy. Sampaguita, Tacloban City.
On the 6th of July, FundLife International and Arsenal in the Community (AIC) through the Football For Life Academy programme will be holding the second part of Arsenal in the Community Cup 2019 in Tacloban City which will be facilitated by AIC Coaches Alangel Joseph and Oscar Wilson.
FundLife International through its flagship programme, Football for Life Academy successfully concluded the 1st ever Football Summer League on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Tacloban City. The final matchday gathered twenty-two (22) teams with an average of 132 footballers playing for their respective divisions.
To introduce the use of Football for inclusive communities and contribute to the achievement of good educational outcome, FundLife International in partnership with Gawad Kalinga facilitated Play for Peace: Training of Trainers on June 3 – 4 at Pagatpat Elementary School, Cagayan De Oro City and June 5-6 at Malaybalay, Bukidnon.
Kawaga being greeted at GMA Kapuso Integrated School in Tacloban North.
Former Manchester United and current Borussia Dortmund professional football player, Shinji Kagawa, made a special visit FundLife in Tacloban to meet and play football with FFLA players. He also visited several schools and communities to learn more about the devastating affect Typhoon Hayian had on children and how football, education and camaraderie have restored hope and purpose to once again believe in their dreams.