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SWB NICARAGUA

Serving girls in the city of Granada and advancing gender equality across the country through soccer since 2008

OUR PROGRAMS

Through in-school, after-school, weekend, and summer programs, Soccer Without Borders Nicaragua is a crucial resource to girls in the city of Granada and across Nicaragua.

By The Numbers - Most Recent Year

42

Schools represented

3,410

Youth served through all programs

85%

female coaches

44

Scholarship recipients

13:1 

youth to trained coach ratio at core programs 

34,104

Core participant hours

"Every day that I spent time with the girls and coaches of this community, I felt that in reality, they were my family. I know that I can count on them."
-Nicole, SWB Nicaragua Participant
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HOW SOCCER WITHOUT BORDERS IS HELPING YOUNG FEMALE FOOTBALLERS

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GLOBAL GIVING PROJECT OF THE MONTH

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WOMEN'S SPORTS CORPS LEADS REGIONAL OUTREACH

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MEASURING REGIONAL IMPACT

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YEAR IN REVIEW

Leadership Spotlight:

Veronica Balladares

After 8 years as a Head Coach and Program Coordinator, Veronica was named Co-Director in 2016. Under her leadership, SWB has deepened our impact in Granada, expanded to new communities, and reached more girls across Nicaragua. In 2019, Veronica shared her expertise in growing girls programs at the Equality Summit in Lyon, France.

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Alumni

Spotlight:

Natalia

Natalia first joined SWB at age 7. As a participant she was a member of the Youth Leadership group and a secondary school scholarship recipient. After graduating in 2017, Natalia now serves as an assistant coach and youth mentor while continuing her education through SWB's University Scholarship program.

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PARTNERS

Building a more inclusive world requires a shared purpose and a collaborative approach. Our partners and supporters enable us to provide programming to youth free-of-cost, while also providing complementary services to youth and families when their needs fall outside of our scope.

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Academia de Talentos

All People Be Happy Foundation

Activyst

Amherst Women’s Soccer

Bristol Link UK

Claremont Mudd Scripps Women's Soccer

Colegios en Diriamba

Colegios en Granada

Colegios en Managua

Colorado Pride

Cruz Roja

Federación Independiente de Granada

FENIFUT – Fútbol Federation of Nicaragua

Girls' Rights Project

Global Rescue

Hotel Con Corazon

Jessica Jennifer Cohen Foundation

INTECNA

MINED- Ministerio de Educación

Penn State Women’s Soccer

PlaySoccer2Give

Pomona-Pitzer Women's Soccer

SEPROJOVEN

Simply Sharing our Shirts

Thomas H. Pope Scholarship Fund

Tufts Women’s Soccer

U.S. Department of State-SportsUnited

U.S. Embassy in Managua

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