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The integrative power of Sports: In Costa Rica, migrant children learn soccer and feel at home again

07 February 2022
A woman in an IOM vest looks onto a soccer pitch with many kids playing soccer.
Caption: A soccer school helps migrant children and their Costa Rican peers make friends across borders that might otherwise divide them.
Photo: © Allen Ulloa / IOM Costa Rica
UN entities involved in this initiative
IOM
International Organization for Migration
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund
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