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!

Young girls in Paraguay will attend school this year with confidence knowing their dreams will not be a burden to their family. We use soccer as a means to connect, build relationships, and gain the trust needed to make an impact where it truly matters most: in the classroom. Families who are faced with poverty make […]

Young girls in Paraguay attending school with confidence.

March 23, 2020

Nahir Raidán Ibarra is our Girls Soccer Worldwide Program Manager in Coronel Bogado, Paraguay.  She is leading the way for equality and empowerment in a small rural town where she grew up and she believes strongly in using her voice for change. Learn more about Nahir and her involvement with Girls Soccer Worldwide in our interview […]

I was told “You must start behaving like a REAL girl.”

March 10, 2020

My name is Ashna Patel, I am 14 years old and I have been playing soccer since I was about 5 years old. I currently play for San Ramon 06G NPL.  As a 10 year old playing soccer, I always wanted to be unique, but I am not an overly outgoing person.  At one of […]

“As a 10 year old, I wanted to be unique.” Ashna Patel

March 8, 2020

This trip was life changing. I can barely put my experience into words. It not only made me more grateful for my life and to appreciate the little things but also has inspired me to use my voice to inspire others to create change as well. Throughout my life I’ve always tried to be kind […]

“This trip was life changing.” -Maille Smith

March 3, 2020

Paraguay was an amazing experience filled with many memories I will cherish forever. I will never forget how much joy I was able to create with each backpack I delivered and the smiles I received from the girls as we played soccer. The trip opened my eyes to how a common interest can unite all […]

Memories I cherish forever. -Penny M.

March 3, 2020

As I traveled to Paraguay for Thanksgiving and came back it was an unforgettable experience that will never be forgotten. It is so hard to put into words my experience. It was such an eye-opening trip especially coming from such a privileged area Pleasanton California, where I live. Just to see the living conditions they […]

“I will never forget the joy on their faces.” -Aly

March 3, 2020

Going on this trip has forever changed my life. It really opened my eyes about how the rest of the world lives and it made me realize how lucky and grateful I am.  Not only did it change my perspective on life but it gave me more motivation to do better and ever since I […]

“I realize how lucky and grateful I am.” Emma Shingler

March 3, 2020

When I say not only did I help impact and inspire the children…they inspired me. I truly mean it. For six months prior to traveling to a small rural town in Paraguay, we collected items that would be delivered to two separate schools in need.  When I say seeing the smiles of grateful girls and […]

Life Changing Experience in Paraguay. -Hayden Jolley

March 3, 2020

After traveling 6,000 miles to Coronel Bogado, all of the bus and plane rides didn’t seem to matter anymore. Without Girls Soccer Worldwide, I wouldn’t have had the chance to see a whole new world in my point of view. There is something so calming not having to answer to any demands and be present […]

“Whole new world view.” -Sofia Griffen

March 3, 2020

I am so beyond thankful to be a Girls Soccer Worldwide™ ambassador. I luckily got to attend the trip twice. Once in 2018 and now this past November in 2019. I got a different feeling both times. For me, the first trip changed my perspective on life and being more thankful for the small things. I […]

“Both trips brought different perspectives.” -Emily Gossett

March 3, 2020

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