FundLife International, and its flagship programme Football for Life (F4L), has been chosen as the 2017 winner of the ISPO ‘Brand New’ Award for Social Awareness. F4L was recognised in using football to deliver experiential learning to children living in extreme poverty across the Philippines.
The award, which includes a winner's booth at the leading global ISPO EXPO in Munich, is the biggest platform for sports-based start-ups worldwide.
Tacloban City - FundLife International is very happy to announce a partnership with FIFA Football for Hope for its Football for Life project to support children in Tacloban during 2017.
The partnership follows a rigorous financial and operational audit by FIFA to ensure FundLife has the proper governance and competence procedures in place to join its global network of NGO partners using Football for Social Impact.
Tacloban City - FundLife International entered Tacloban six months following Super Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013. After the immediate relief and recovery effort, there was a need to rebuild homes and infrastructure, but moreover, there was a need to restore hope, a sense of identity and belonging to the children who almost lost everything. There was a need to restore childhood.
Football for Life (F4L), has been delivering 'play' sessions through football and futsal across communities in Tacloban, and regularly reaches 100 children each week.