Here you will find our behind the scene moments, stories of those we are a voice for,
and the details shared from those who have joined our movement. We invite you to explore and enjoy!
Here you will find our behind the scene moments, stories of those we are a voice for, and the details shared from those who have joined our movement. We invite you to explore and enjoy!
Our Heart and Our Why: Maria Lujan Written by Brianna Canty Opportunity is merely the chance at change. Without action, without effort, without dedication, it can slip through your fingers like grains of sand. It can be squandered…or, it can be seized. When opportunity came knocking in the small town of Coronel Bogado, Paraguay, Maria […]
Written by Walter Pratte/Co Founder and International Director CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO The day I met Magali is a day I will never forget. Traveling to Paraguay is always a very special trip for me. I have the opportunity to meet and continue to see the kids we are helping through our program and 2019 […]
Blog written by Danielle Valente / Advisor for Girls Soccer Worldwide. This photo popped up on my phone the other day bringing flashback memories from a year ago. (A year ago from this weekend our Girls Soccer Worldwide™ Paraguay trip was in motion.) The photo was the inside of a local Paraguayan school and it […]
GSW: How would you like to be introduced to our Girls Soccer Worldwide community in the states? My name is Johana Duarte, I am 24 years old and I live in Coronel Bogado, Itapúa Paraguay. Currently, I am the soccer coach for Girls Soccer Worldwide in the first EVER ALL girls recreational soccer team in […]
This young girl lives in a small rural town in Paraguay where she attends a one room school with 22 of her classmates, of all ages. They are all recipients of very few supplies and this small community makes due with what they have, in and out of school. After receiving a backpack filled with new shoes, […]
CLICK HERE for a SPECIAL VIDEO MESSAGE from MARIA She was the first girl we met with her cleats up in the air shouting to the world she wanted to be a futbolera! When we traveled to Paraguay we never imagined what would take place after meeting Maria Lujan. An 11 year old girl, who despite […]
Enjoy Part 2 of our interview with Micaela Scafani, Girls Soccer Worldwide™ Trailblazer. Mica shares her journey in the medical field, her experience in a Paraguayan Hospital, and navigating through COVID as a medical professional. Enjoy!! GSW: What did being in an impoverished community teach you about the human spirit? Mica: We all came home with […]
Girls are finding their voices! Take a peek at our interview with Micaela Scafani, Girls Soccer Worldwide™ Trailblazer. She traveled with our team to mentor and offer assistance along with insight for our international program while in Paraguay. You will see she is compassionate, provides great insight, is passionate for all things GSW. Enjoy!! GSW: Tell […]
My unsure feelings about the trip disappeared once I arrived in Paraguay. While it was our mission to help the girls there, they changed my life for the better. Before going to Paraguay my mind was restless with the stress from school, soccer, and social life, but the girls grounded me by showing me how […]
When I try to describe our trip to Colonel Bogado, there are two words I repeat over and over. First word is smile. You don’t have to speak the same language or come from the same country or be rich to feel the warmth of a smile. Watching the children smile and laugh while playing […]