Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Football Great Clarence Seedorf Helping Africa in Bali
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Football Great Clarence Seedorf Helping Africa in Bali

Using Soccer Goals to Meet the Goal of Ending Poverty in Africa, a Soccer Star Comes to Bali to Promote a Unique Fundraising Program.


Bali News: Football Great Clarence Seedorf Helping Africa in Bali
Click Image to Enlarge

(6/23/2008)

Dutch international and AC Milan soccer legend, Clarence Seedorf, is in Bali promoting his pet project Goal4Africa, a global funding mechanism and awareness campaign for educational and development programs and the promotion of football throughout the African continent. The program is endorsed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Prince Albert's Peace and Sport Foundation. Seedorf is Goal4Africa's first global ambassador.

In Africa, 40 million children do not go to primary school. This includes girls, disabled children, orphans and children living in rural areas. Nelson Mandela has devoted his life to develop education on the African continent. According to Mandela, education is the most powerful tool for changing the world and to fight poverty. Education has been crucial to his own personal development, hence his motto: "Education for all. All for education." Goal4Africa has been established to further Nelson Mandela's vision and to help realize his dream: create better education for the children of Africa.

Football4All, Education4All

Football stirs the emotions of millions of fans worldwide. Football matches are watched by more than 1 billion football fans throughout the world. Goal4Africa brings together two forces, education & football. By leveraging the power of international football, Goal4Africa wants to improve education and social development to create sustainable change and build a lasting legacy for the future of the continent of Africa.

How Goal4Africa Works

Goal4Africa's fund raising mechanism is based on a uniquely simple, yet powerful concept: funds are raised by the scoring of goals. Individuals, companies, organisations or a group of friends can make a contribution to the foundation whenever their favourite player or team scores a goal. It doesn't matter whether the goal is scored in a professional or amateur match or in a friendly game between friends. In this way, Goal4Africa activates millions of people worldwide to make a contributions.

Clarence Clyde Seedorf

Dutch international and AC Milan great, Clarence Seedorf is one of the most recognized football midfielders playing in Europe. Acclaimed for his highly-skilled game and exquisite ball control on the field, he is also known for his active role in humanitarian work, walk-his-talk lifestyle and for his approachability.

Football is the core of Seedorf's life as evidenced by his commitment to achieve his life-long goal of reaching 2010 World Cup in Africa with the Dutch team.

Surinamese born, Dutch national, world citizen, Seedorf also supports the larger vision of "profit for non-profit," meaning that the end goal of all business activities is to support his foundation, the Champions for Children, created as a promise to himself when young to do whatever possible help those in need. Through education there is the chance to give others a chance.

His passion for giving back to the world has lead Seedorf to join forces with Goal4Africa as the initiative’s first global ambassador. "It's an honor to be Goal4Africa’s first ambassador. Football is the most played sport in the world today. By harnessing its popularity and attaching a value to each goal scored, every person involved in football around the world can raise money and awareness in the fight against poverty in Africa," said Seedorf.

Other top football players who have joined Seedorf in supporting Goal4Africa are Kaká, Lampard, Maldini, van Persie, Buffon, Adebayor, Gatusso, Gerrard, Cannavaro, Eto'o, Drogba and Essien.

For more information on Goal4Africa [www.goal4africa.org]

Shown on balidiscovery.com is a picture of Clarence Seedorf who during his Bali visit joined a practice session of the Four Seasons Resort soccer team.







Soccer Story Photo

click image to enlarge


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Plain Spoken about Tourism
President-elect Joko Widodo Speaks to Bali About Tourism
(9/1/2014)
Bali Training the World’s Green Leaders
UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Visits Bali’s Green School and Praises it Revolutionary Commitment to Sustainability
(9/1/2014)
Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
Macbeth Footwear Teams Up with Solemen to Donate Shoes for the Poor
(8/31/2014)
Gypsy at the Wheel
Widespread Violation of Laws on Taxi Meter Use Damaging the Reputation of Bali as a Tourism Destination
(9/1/2014)
It's a Jungle Out There
Denpasar Zoning and Building Authorities Falling Miserably in the Enforcement of the Law
(9/1/2014)
Tough Rules for Hotel Permits in Kuta, Bali
Bali Stops Hotels on Postage Stamp-Sized Pieces of Land in Kuta
(9/1/2014)
For Fans of Fantinel
Six Outstanding Courses and Paired Wines from Fantinel of Northeast Italy at Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant – Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali on Friday, September 19, 2014
(8/31/2014)
A Park for Pedestrians
Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Monument at Bali Airport Set to Open in Early 2015
(8/31/2014)
We've Got Rhythm!
Bali's Famous and Inspiring Kecak Dance Has a Rich and Varied History
(8/31/2014)
Run for Someone Else’s Life
14th Chapter of Hard Rock Hotel Bali Rock ‘N Run 5 Kilometer Fun Run Sunday, November 2, 2014
(8/31/2014)
In Style and Safety to Gili Trawangan
Bounty Cruises Mounts Luxury Daily Departures from Bali to Gili Trawangan
(8/29/2014)
In Urgent Need of Connections
PLTU Celukan Bawang Aiming to Start Producing Electrical Power for Bali in December 2014 - a Year Behind Schedule
(8/31/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents