Deportes para Compartir
Summary: Deportes para Compartir raises awareness about global challenges, activates global citizenship, and encourages the practice of civic values, development of a healthy lifestyle, and respect for cultural diversity in elementary school students through physical activities and games. --- Founded in Mexico in 2007, Deportes para Compartir (DpC) is a civic engagement and education program that promotes the development of better citizens who actively engage in and participate in their community. The program, which targets elementary school students, incorporates physical activities, games, and sports to strengthen civic values, raise awareness about global challenges, activate global citizenship, promote cultural awareness, and encou...
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Description of Scale and Reach
The program launched in Mexico in 2007; since then, it has expanded to about 1,000 schools in the country. In 2013, DpC began a chapter in Washington, D.C., and is looking to expand in the United States. There are also pilot projects operating in two schools in Guatemala and one school in Argentina.
Argentina, Guatemala, United States of America