U.S. Donation of Soccer Balls Used as Tool to Combat Delinquency

San Jose- November 13, 2018

The U.S. Embassy donated 250 soccer balls to the Ministry of Public Security project La Mejenga and the Saprissa Foundation to encourage team work, goal setting and education.

U.S. Donation of Soccer Balls Used as Tool to Combat Delinquency

With La Mejenga, the Ministry of Public Security organizes soccer games in high-risk communities, providing participants information on the dangers and risks of drug addiction,
violence, and delinquency.

Saprissa Foundation will use the soccer balls to organize sports, educational, and youth empowerment.