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Love how holistic the educational experience can be, with soccer at the forefront. Reminds me of this organization featured on this Turning Point episode on BYUTV: http://www.byutv.org/watch/e05d3f4b-01f6-402c-a95b-d3dcfc3e3fbd/turning-point-street-soccer. In the future, with the football league idea, your students will be able to learn teamwork in a longer-term, more deeply collaborative way, as their teams will stay relatively stable. Best of luck on the journey ahead!
Love the vision of empowering women. What if the initiative could connect some of these women with individuals in other countries who would love to market their products? A few companies that already do something similar is The Bulan Project (http://shop.bulanproject.com/) and Blockshop Textiles (http://www.blockshoptextiles.com/), as they use artisan craftswomen to manufacture designs that match first world tastes (the designs are typically a hybrid of sorts; a westernization of local designs that make them more accessible and modern). It would be great to see resources flowing globally to make their businesses and employment a sustainable success.