2012 Peru

“Chicas Dinamicas”

June/July 2012: Cusco & Pacca

This program was centered on enhancing the work of GirlSportWorks whose mission it is to improve the lives of adolescent girls in Cusco by teaching life skills through a free after-school athletics program. Goals for Girls brought together U.S. and Peruvian girls around five central themes: leadership, goal-setting, teamwork, self-confidence, and healthy living.

  • 200 Peruvian girls, 10-14 years old
  • 15 American girls, 13-14 years old from Chapel Hill, NC
  • U.S. Women’s National Team Olympic Gold Medalist and FIFA World Cup winner Cindy Parlow
  • GirlSportWorks
  • Peruvian Football Federation
A Goals for Girls Leave-Behind Grants was awarded to:

GirlSportWorks to begin working in a new school and to support one of its current schools for another year.

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200

Peruvian girls, 10-14 years old

15

American girls, 13-14 years old