Linked to the World Cup is the 1GOAL campaign, part of the worldwide campaign to achieve the United Nations Development Goals for Education. Many of the world's leading footballers are signed up to the campaign together with leading politicians and celebrities. Take a look at the 1GOAL launch video here.
Getting involved in 1GOAL is easy. Just go to www.join1goal.org and sign up. Alternatively, text ‘1GOAL’ to 88833 (sign up on any mobile phone network - standard rate text message cost) or sign up on a 1GOAL postcard or petition at a 1GOAL event
Over 7 million people worldwide are already part of 1GOAL.
1GOAL in the UK
To find out more about 1GOAL in the United Kingdom, visit www.sendmyfriend.org
In the UK nearly 6000 schools are already signed up to take part but 1GOAL still needs more teachers to get involved to reach its target of 8000 participants.
1GOAL in the UK is promoting a 'Design a Scarf' project. Go straight to the ‘Design a Scarf’ application on the Send My Friend website to add a message