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CNN report: How EAA is using football to keep vulnerable children in school in Colombia

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CNN reports on our programme in Colombia that combines football and education to motivate young people who are out of school or at risk of dropping out. By helping students develop new skills and build confidence and resilience through sport, EAA and its partner is working to keep students learning.

How football became a lifeline for students in Colombia

For more information:

Carly Walsh
Media Specialist
Education Above All
Email: cwalsh@eaa.org.qa
Mobile: +974 6602 5166

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Scholarships

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