FOOTBALL TO DEVELOP DESTITUTE (FODEDE) uses football as a catalyst in restoring the hope of people who have being greatly affected as a result of prolong period of civil crisis in Liberia.
FODEDE is a team from MONROVIA, LIBERIA, WEST AFRICA
The team was founded in 2007. We play in the women's 1st division and have participated in different tournaments:
- 2008 HOMELESS WORLDCUP STREET SOCCER TOURNAMENT, MELBOURNE, AUSTRILIA,
- 2011 LIBERIA PRESIDENT CUP IN MONROVIA, LIBERIA;
- 2011/2012 LIBERIA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION WOMEN’S NATIONAL LEAGUE, MONROVIA LIBERIA
We have 30 team members and 8 officials. We are member of the homeless world cup organization, the Liberia Football Associations women's league and the earth angels female team. We have male & female coaches
"Football is a tool to transform the lives of people in many ways."
Being a woman and playing football means a challenge for gender equality and to strengthen and increase women’s participation in society. We have experiences/knowledge about Football, Social work and Kickball (a game that is only play in Liberia by only women & girls). Our most exiting football experience was during the 2008 Melbourne, Australia Homeless world Cup Inaugural Women’s Street Soccer Tournament and finished at 3rd place.
FODEDE IS SEEKING PARTNERS TO SPONSOR HER PROGRAMS TO INCREASE SUPPORT TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT THROUGH FOOTBALL.