Posted by Karl Johnson on Feb 18, 2012
Related program: GAMECHANGERS | sports micro-venture fund
Status: Game On for the Girls' Football Hub in Jharkhand, India. 2012 saw the kickoff of site work for the Center - including a site clearing session helped by the local girls youth football team.
Yuwa is an India-based NGO using girls' football to promote health, education, and improved livelihoods. The Center will empower girls with confidence to challenge the social script of gender inequality in Jharkhand, a place known for intense human trafficking.
The Center is funded by a Nike Gamechangers grant, and will include a secured football pitch, spectator seating and community room/enterprise area.
Images and renderings by Franz Gastler