Brazil, United States

Key achievement

Top 10 entry to the 2015 IDSDP Video Contest


Affiliate Member

Around the world, young people are denied the positive impact of sports as they lack safe playing grounds in their communities. love.fútbol recognises the potential of football for personal and community development and envisions a world where all children have the opportunity to fully express their passion for the game.


In a participatory process, love.fútbol empowers communities to build a community football pitch. The organisation provides guidance, finances raw materials and mobilises local resources while putting the ownership of the whole process into the hands of the community to ensure the sustainability of the project.
love.fútbol applies a decentralised and community-driven development approach providing safe football fields as the necessary facilities for existing and future Development through Football programmes. A strong partner in the streetfootballworld network, love.fútbol’s collaboration model enables local organisations to grow in impact and scope, driving community development worldwide together.


Social Topics

Peace Building
Social Integration
Youth leadership


Drew Chafetz

Latest From love.fútbol

"Community driven soccer fields have the power to redefine public recreational spaces as community centers and catalysts for sustainable change. It promotes ownership, strengthens local partnerships and empowers local groups to collectively manage it's fields."

Manoel Silv
Chief Operating Officer
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