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Laureus SportFreunde

SportFreunde focuses on fighting child poverty in Austria. The programme welcomes children and youth from welfare facilities to participate in weekly training sessions in football, dancing, boxing, and climbing.

SportFreunde focuses on fighting child poverty in Austria. The programme welcomes children and youth from welfare facilities to participate in weekly training sessions in football, dancing, boxing, and climbing.
Any social skills and competencies taught to and gained by the adolescents through sports are solidified by accompanying social pedagogues. By furthering such vital social skills, the boys’ and girls’ self-confidence is boosted while their willingness and motivation for personal self-improvement as well as continuing education is steadily increased.