The sixth season of an international children’s social program Football for Friendship organized by Gazprom took place in mid-June in Moscow.
Unprecedented in scale, the sixth season gathered participants from 211 countries and regions. They were all driven by a common goal: promotion of universal human values – friendship, equality and healthy life-style.
Gazprom EP International supported the Alalay Foundation that is under patronage of Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, and facilitated participation (within additional quota) of two children under the Foundation care and their accompanying adults in the social program Football for Friendship. Young participants met their peers from other countries, took part in sporting and educational events, met famous football players, journalists and public figures, and exchanged their impressions of Russia, Moscow and their favorite teams.
At the meeting with Vladimir Putin, held in Moscow at the same time, Evo Morales pointed out successful development of mutually beneficial partnership with Russia and similarity of views on universal human values shared by two countries.
Football for Friendship, an international children’s social program, has been implemented by Gazprom since 2013. Program mission is - developing children`s football, fostering tolerance and respect toward other cultures and ethnicities among children from various countries.
The Alalay Сharity Foundation was established in 1990 under patronage of Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. Foundation Mission is financial and social support of Bolivian children from orphanages and troubled families.