“Through engaging in sport and living its values, women and girls can develop leadership skills, overcome bias, improve their health and become empowered.”
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women
All Girls Can Play
All Girls Can Play is an advocacy and play initiative presented by One World Play Project to raise awareness about the discrimination challenges faced by girls worldwide and meet those challenges through the power of play.
The One World Futbol is a ball that never needs a pump and never goes flat, even when punctured. The ball is ideal for the harsh environments where most of the world plays, environments where traditional soccer balls quickly deflate or are destroyed within weeks and sometimes days.
Help us fill a container with 2,200 One World Futbols for girls supported by Women Win and BAWSI. By joining this movement, you’ll play a role in impacting the lives of more than 60,000 young women*.
Investing resources in the empowerment of girls has been shown to strengthen communities, increase economies and improve health and education in future generations. By empowering girls through play, we can help them reach their full potential, become the next generation of leaders and change the world.
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*The One World Futbols will be donated to these organizations and used as a shared community resource. To date, our partners average 30 youth to one One World Futbol.
The Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative (BAWSI) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to using active play and wellness to transform the lives of underserved children in San Francisco Bay Area communities. BAWSI was founded in 2005 by soccer legends Brandi Chastain and Julie Foudy, and former general manager of the San Jose CyberRays professional women’s soccer team Marlene Bjornsrud, on the principles of paying it forward. For more, visit bawsi.org.
Women Win is the global leader in girls’ empowerment through sport. The organization leverages the power of play to help girls build leadership and become better equipped to exercise their rights. For more, visit womenwin.org.
One World Play Project
One World Play Project makes, sells and distributes products and services to enable play around the world, especially for those living in the harshest environments where play is nearly non-existent. The company is a B Corporation, harnessing the power of business to inspire social innovation. Collaborating with sponsors, organizations and individuals, the company works to support, enable and expand the transformative power of play in all its forms—anywhere and everywhere. To date, One World Play Project has brought the power of play to more than 35 million youth worldwide.
In May 2012, Chevrolet became the founding sponsor of One World Play Project, pledging to support the donation and distribution of at least 1.5 million Chevrolet-branded One World Futbols worldwide over three years.
One World Play Project is a Global Champion of Designed to Move, a call-to-action dedicated to ending the growing epidemic of physical inactivity. One World Play Project is headquartered in Berkeley, CA with regional offices in Asia, South America and Africa—and distribution centers in Fremont, CA and Voerde, Germany. For more information, visit oneworldplayproject.com our check out our community on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.