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
- 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.
Peruvian girls, 10-14 years old