Laureus Sport for good
Supporting more than 300 programmes in over 40 countries and territories, each using the power of sport to support young people from undeserved communities.
Laureus Sport for Good currently supports more than 300 programmes in over 40 countries and territories that use the power of sport to transform lives.
Founded in response to Nelson Mandela’s challenge, issued at the first Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco in 2000, that “sport has the power to change the world”, our vision is to use sport as a powerful and cost-effective tool to help children and young people overcome violence, discrimination and disadvantage in their lives.
Over the last 20 years Laureus Sport for Good has raised more than €150m for the Sport for Development sector and, together with our partners, reached and helped change the lives of almost 6m children and young people.Watch Nelson Mandela's Inaugural speech
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