Our program in Nepal uses football as a tool to tackle social issues, encourage development and health, and provide sporting opportunities to youths from underprivileged communities. Our program is being implemented in Kailali district, in Nepal’s Far Western region. A primarily rural area, Kailali district is a low-income area with one of Nepal’s lowest literacy rates, and is considered highly susceptible to flooding and other natural disasters.
Football has been played in Qatar for 60 years. It has made great strides in that short time period. Qatar is investing heavily in youth football development, producing top talent that will be the backbone of future national teams. The quality of play in the domestic league has increased measurably in recent years. Women’s participation is on the rise. Football is by far Qatar’s most popular sport, and legions of fans follow both the local and international leagues.