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How Two Young Kenyans Used Soccer to Gain a Foothold in the Construction Industry

With this knowledge and experience, this young man and woman have landed jobs in a growing sector.

In Mozambique, A Former Basketball Star Takes Aim at Youth Unemployment

Ilídio Caifaz, IYF’s Country Director in Mozambique, is charged with bringing about change.

The Power of Soccer to Shape Leaders & Change Communities

Four young leaders from Colombia prove how filling free time with sport can drive social change—including improving school retention, preventing violence, and promoting gender equality.

From Soccer Hopeful to Youth Development Professional

When I was growing up a resettled refugee in New Hampshire—having emigrated from Vietnam—life wasn’t always easy, things didn’t always make sense, and ends didn’t always meet. I didn’t have much, but I always had soccer.