Shantytown Soccer Offers Colombian Youth a New Future
JULY 17, 2012Alessandro Rampiette, Al Jazeera
A shantytwon football program in Altos de Cazuca, Colombia has allowed youth to reject the drug trafficking, killing and rape that has become a part of every day life. Too much free time had made kids there vulnerable to recruitment by gangs, but the football program gives them another choice.
Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports.