Bridging Cultures with Soccer Exchanges


Playing soccer, or futbol, is a wonderful way to bridge cultures, particularly when there is not a common language involved! In 2015, we kicked off the summer with our first soccer exchange in Nicaragua, where we stayed with local families, built a soccer field and taught soccer classes in Chacraseca, a small community outside of Leon.

Our team worked hard for 3 days to build the multi-purpose field, which will be used for both playing soccer and as a community gathering place. (You can see the arduous process of building the fields on our Pinterest page)

Our team of 5 families that traveled to Nicaragua also donated One World Futbol soccer balls, co