Refugee Feet

Refugee Feet

This blog was originally posted on DarfurUnited.com. These feet have escaped unimaginable violence, walked countless miles, and crossed international borders. These are the feet of refugees, and now they to get kick footballs—and experience the pure joy of play. For...
Investing in our Common Humanity

Investing in our Common Humanity

This posted was originally posted on DarfurUnited.com. Today, the first day of Refugees United Soccer Academy training in Gado refugee site, was perhaps the most rewarding day of our trip so far. It was 15 minutes into the warm-up when I thought, aw yes, this is why...
Water breaks are selfie breaks

Water breaks are selfie breaks

We are just days away from the launch of the fourth Darfur United Soccer Academy (DUSA) along the Chad-Sudan border. This week we’re in refugee camp Mile where the conditions are harsh and the sun is scorching. We started DUSA coach tryouts with around 35 eager men...