“These camps are forgotten,” Stauring said. “Food rations are at an unimaginably low rate. And education, they barely get any funding. So this opportunity to have this space where they just experience the joy of football in a peaceful environment and where they are seen as whole people, it’s transformational…”
iACT to support a Darfur United girls’ team from Chad’s refugee camps to participate in the Street Child World Cup in Doha, Qatar. (Arabic Press Release)
iACT to support a Darfur United girls’ team from Chad’s refugee camps to participate in the Street Child World Cup in Doha, Qatar.
Moubark Abdallah who tells this story, tells it from the comfort of a vibrantly wallpapered living room in Sweden. But he simply wouldn’t be there now if it hadn’t been for Gabriel Stauring, iACT, and the creation of Darfur United Football Club.
With the Help of South Bay Supporters, a Soccer Team in Darfur Takes the World Stage with Life-changing Results
COVID-19 has made many humanitarian projects almost impossible. But one thing it has done is given people time to think about their next steps. Darfur United used that time to help create the World Unity Football Alliance.