Meet Abed Al-Karim, Third Black Belt at THF’s Azraq Academy

AMMAN, Jordan (Nov. 26, 2018) —17-year-old Abed Al Karim Ehsan Khalil obtained his 1st Dan black belt on November 24th. Through his accomplishments, THF celebrates the third black belt at Azraq Taekwondo Academy after participants Wael Al Farraj in [...]

Peace through Taekwondo – THF @ Paris Peace Forum

PARIS, France (November 13, 2018) – The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) was the sole sports project besides football selected amongst 120 other projects and initiatives from around the world, with over 850 applicants to be showcased at the first [...]

THF at Responsiball, the 1st Forum on Refugees and Sport

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (November 8, 2018) – The first ever RESPONSIBALL Forum was held in Lausanne on November 8, 2018, bringing organisations and individuals convinced of the benefits of sports for refugees to share views and best practices in the [...]

Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation joins forces with United World Wrestling to promote world peace

  World Taekwondo and Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation join forces with United World Wrestling to promote world peace The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), World Taekwondo (WT) and United World Wrestling (UWW) have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to [...]

Yayha Al-Ghoutani Becomes THF’s Second Black Belt

AMMAN, Jordan (Oct. 6, 2018) – 15-year-old Yahya Basam Al-Ghoutani, a Syrian refugee living in Azraq Refugee Camp obtained his black belt this Saturday 6th of October becoming the second participant of all THF’s academies worldwide to ever reach [...]

Rwanda academy sees gold with Parfait, Para-Taekwondo Champion

MAHAMA and KIZIBA, Rwanda (October 9, 2018) – A Para-Taekwondo refugee athlete from Mahama won gold at the Korean Ambassador’s Cup 6th Edition 2018 in Kigali. Early October also marks the resuming of THF’s taekwondo activities in Mahama and Kiziba [...]

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