Lusaka Sunrise: Fighting for Life Through Football

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Just happend to come across this great program and video:

In Africa, soccer is religion," commentator Dennis Liewewe declares. Using the power of soccer in the fight against AIDS, Grassroot Soccer www.grassrootsoccer.org provides African youth with the skills and support to live HIV free.

With millions of fans and thousands of youth aspiring to be soccer stars, soccer effortlessly catalyzes community. When Silas Hagerty www.smoothfeather.com took a trip to Zambia in the summer of 2006, he witnessed the power of soccer as an organizing principle and its potential to raise awareness about AIDS prevention.

 

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