Welcome To The GOL ILUMINADO FOUNDATION
Chairman GOL ILUMINADO FOUNDATION
3 Times South American Player of The Year
FIFA 100 Greatest Players of The 20th Century
THANK YOU For Visiting GOLILUMINADO.ORG and for taking the time to gain knowledge of the Goodwill Projects that our Federally Registered 501(c)(3) Not For Profit Organization undertakes. We are very proud of our accomplishments and we welcome your thoughts, support and participation.
I want to personally invite you to join our movement to promote Education and Peace. through Sport.
"We must use the power of sport as an agent of social change. It has an almost unmatched role to play in promoting understanding, healing wounds, mobilising support for social causes, and breaking down barriers”. - Kofi Annan
Winner of the Peace and Sport Monaco
'Event of The Year' Award
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In 2015 the Gol Iluminado Foundation “Indigenous Games” initiative won the prestigious “Sport Event Of The Year" Award from the world renowned Peace and Sport Organization, which works under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. As a result of our efforts, the Congress of Chile passed the "Elias Figueroa Sports Law", to recognize Indigenous Sport an Official Sport of the Interational Olymipc Comtitee.
On a communication level, Sport, Music and The Arts can be used as an effective delivery mechanisms for education about peace, tolerance, and respect for opponents, regardless of ethnic, cultural, religious or other differences. Their inclusive nature provides tools to increase knowledge, understanding and awareness about peaceful co-existence. Sport, Music and Art based development activities ensure that these powerful and diverse elements of civil society becomes an active and committed force in the global partnership for development.