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 that matter, and the details shared from those who have joined our movement. We invite you to explore and enjoy!


Understanding the Need That Fuels Our Change Making Written by Brianna Canty Girls Soccer Worldwide has been helping young girls in Paraguay for over seven years, providing access to sports, funds for education, and leadership opportunities to empower them to rise out of poverty. Our mission has grown over time, with a greater emphasis now […]

Understanding the Need

March 15, 2023

More Than a Game Written by Brianna Canty Language. Language is communication. Spoken, heard, written, read. It can be emotional; it can be physical. It unites us. Language gives us words to use, expressions to mimic, the tools we need to draw links between us and others. A common denominator, invisible threads crisscrossing the globe. […]

Interview with Walter Pratte

February 26, 2023

Change the Path, Cambia El Camino Written by Brianna Canty Maggie was wearing a graduation cap with her name in bold letters on the front and a white tassel hanging off the side. This wasn’t your typical graduation cap, nor was this your typical graduation ceremony. The caps she, Natalia, and Alice wore were art […]

Interview with Maggie

February 15, 2023

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 […]

Interview with Maria Lujan

January 31, 2023

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 […]

She wants to be like so many other girls…

June 22, 2021

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 […]

The community, culture, and love in Paraguay.

November 22, 2020

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 […]

My role as a coach is fulfilling a dream.-Johana

November 9, 2020

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, […]

Finding HOPE in bigger possibilities.

October 3, 2020

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 […]

Maria Lujan is using her voice for change.

July 12, 2020

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 Soccer Worldwide Interview with Mica Scafani / Part 2

July 10, 2020

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