280 children from across Belgium participate in annual Schools Cup

280 children from across Belgium participate in annual Schools Cup

On 3rd June, Play for Change (PFC) and Pro League hosted their third annual ‘Schools Cup’ tournament, a youth football tournament that was held at the Eneco Stadium of Oud-Heverlee Leuven in Belgium. The tournament provided over 300 children aged 11 - 12 years old with the experience of a ‘day in the life of a professional footballer’ whilst promoting values of social inclusion and fair play through football.

Kick It Miami Registration Day

Kick It Miami Registration Day

Kick It is Play for Changes brand new soccer and education program launched in partnership with the Miami FC and with the support of Italian soccer legend and Head Coach Alessandro Nesta.

Third Year of the Pro League and Play for Change Schools Cup Tournament begins this Weekend!

Third Year of the Pro League and Play for Change Schools Cup Tournament begins this Weekend!

On Saturday 3 June, the Eneco stadium of Oud-Heverlee Leuven will host the 21 teams participating in the Play for Change and Pro League School Cup. It is an inter-school tournament that celebrates good sportsmanship, fun and fair play. 

Play for Change Launches Kick It Soccer Program for Youth in Miami

Play for Change Launches Kick It Soccer Program for Youth in Miami

Kick It is Play for Change’s brand new soccer and education program launched in partnership with Miami FC and with the support of soccer legend Alessandro Nesta.

Play for Change Auctions Unique Sports Memorabilia

Play for Change Auctions Unique Sports Memorabilia

For the next two months, Play for Change is auctioning off an array of signed and rare volleyball, football, handball and basketball merchandise through CharityStars.com

Fancy an official signed AC Milan shirt or a Barcelona basketball shirt signed by the whole team? This is a unique opportunity to bid on official shirts, football boots and match balls, exclusive to Play for Change.

Stories from the coaches: Bina Thapa, 21 year old sport and life-skills coach from Nepal.

Stories from the coaches: Bina Thapa, 21 year old sport and life-skills coach from Nepal.

Bina Thapa, aged 21, is one of our female coaches working for the Khelaun Khelaun programme in Lamjung, Nepal.

Bina gives a first-hand account of how playing sport at a young age has shaped her life and how the Khelaun programme has positively impacted the communities affected by earthquakes.

Win exclusive Salice performance sunglasses!

Win exclusive Salice performance sunglasses!

For just £5 a ticket and with funds going to charity, this is a great cause to get involved with! 
The winning ticket will be drawn on May 1st 2017!

Exclusive Interview: ‘Sport is powerful. Sport is a language that we can all speak.’ Says Anne Wafula Strike, Play for Change’s new Ambassador.

Exclusive Interview: ‘Sport is powerful. Sport is a language that we can all speak.’ Says Anne Wafula Strike, Play for Change’s new Ambassador.

Play for Change has a mission of promoting unity and positive values through sport. On International Day of Sport for Peace and Development (IDSDP), we are proud to announce Anne Wafula Strike as our new Ambassador. Anne Wafula Strike MBE, a Paralympian and GB athlete, winner of the 2016 Play for Change Award and an outstanding charity giver, speaks out about the significance of sport in her life and the importance of celebrating IDSPD.

Press Release: Anne Wafula Strike becomes an Ambassador for Play for Change

Press Release: Anne Wafula Strike becomes an Ambassador for Play for Change

To celebrate International Day of Sport for Peace and Development, Play for Change (PFC), a charity which aims to improve the lives of children through their sport and education programmes, is proud to announce that Anne Wafula Strike MBE, GB athlete and Paralympian, has become Ambassador for the charity. Anne is a well-known figure in the world of Paralympic sport and is a passionate advocate and campaigner for disability rights. Anne will support the charity in raising awareness of the power of sport to improve lives.

Celebration of International Womens day: Bonita Norris, a record breaking female adventurist, speaks about the importance of sport in empowering women

Celebration of International Womens day: Bonita Norris, a record breaking female adventurist, speaks about the importance of sport in empowering women

To celebrate International Womens Day, we talk with one of our female Ambassadors, Bonita Norris. Bonita is one of the youngest British females ever to summit Everest and the North Pole. She tells us about her experiences of sport, the reaction of men and women in sport and the importance of sport programmes to inspire children. Bonita has also visited Nepal several times, attempting to climb some of the world’s largest mountains there. Nepal experiences mass gender inequality on a global scale and Play for change, through its sport programme, has set up women empowerment projects. Bonita talks about her experiences of Nepal and some of the inequalities that she has witnessed.