Shakhtar Social is a foundation established by FC Shakhtar with a purpose to implement club’s social responsibility policy. The foundation’s major activities are health, education, gender equality, social inclusion, charity. Projects of Shakhtar Social implemented in accordance with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) of 17 strategic goals, three of them are the main priority:
- Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
- Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
- Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
One of the areas of focus of Shakhtar Social’s work is education, both interpersonal and academic. The foundation is part of the STEM Network to grow its means of educating the youth and to emphasise the importance of developing hands-on teaching and learning styles.