Category Archives: Organizations

Reminder – Sport and Development YouTube channel

The online Platform is a website entirely dedicated to the thematic field of Sport & Development. sportanddev has organized the videos on this channel, however additional content about this topic…


GAMECHANGERS|Sports Micro-Venture Fund – microfinancing CAN change the game

Since the pioneering efforts of Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank, the idea of microfinance has captured the imagination and attention of individuals, organizations, and companies in the development world….

U.S. U-17 WNT

US soccer’s embrace of their sisters in Haiti

Earlier this year we featured a story on a game between Under-17 women’s soccer teams from the U.S. and Haiti. Played shortly after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, the young…

Afghans Celebrate the First Day Of Eid al-Fitr

Respecting the game, respecting the culture

Bringing sports and all of its related benefits to those young and old is a wonderful gesture, one that helps elevate those now enjoying and developing through sport, and those…


Olympic champions providing a level playing field…and swimming pool

So much of what is challenging for young athletes is having access to basic and then higher-level resources – whether equipment, field-space or money. That is often the case when…


Trekking to new heights

It is said in the world of entrepreneurship that in starting a new company or organization, “go with what you know.” Leverage your past experience and current expertise. It is…


Sports media – Making it your own game

In reading about the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) we came across coverage of its World Wheelchair Basketball Championships, held this year in Birmingham, England. Looked like a great event….


Aug. 18 deadline – Voting in Nike/Changemakers “changing lives through football”

Nike and Ashoka’s Changemakers have again partnered up on a competition that brings together energetic, inspiring individuals and organizations and their local and worldwide supporters.  Building on the success of…


Rural challengers – the love and impact of sports knows no boundaries

Providing access to sports and all its related positive effects can be a challenge even in the most developed locations. Money, infrastructure, eduation, etc. Even when it’s all there sometimes…

Alive & Kicking

Soccer and a vision for inclusion – Alive & Kicking

Our friends at Fair Trade Sports posted a great story about one of its partners, another friend of Sports Doing Good, Alive & Kicking. Both of these organizations make it…