Peruvian football club Alianza Lima partners with UNHCR to support refugees
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India, Oct. 18 -- Peru's Alianza Lima has become the country's first professional football club to partner with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to support refugee integration.
The club has pledged to provide talented young refugees and migrants with sports scholarships to attend its football academies and is also working with UNHCR to train coaches so they can better support Peruvian and refugee students and foster the values of inclusion and understanding. The club and its players are also joining advocacy efforts to further welcome refugees and fight against xenophobia.
"Diversity is our strength on and off the football pitch. We have been advocating for inclusion and solidarity since the inception of our club back in 1901, which was ro...
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