Rafa Nadal Foundation announces the launch of an educative centre in Palma de Mallorca addressed to children and young people who live in social disadvantaged situations. The Council of Palma will provide for the project a municipal building site for equipment located in the district of La Soledad, where will be the first school of social development of the Foundation.
This first own project boosted by the Rafa Nadal Foundation expects to assist kids and young people of the city providing them with a complementary education programme to their school education, with sport like main tool and vehicle to foment values like partnership, respect and effort.
“From Rafa Nadal Foundation we work with a lot of illusion and enthusiasm for make a reality the opening of our first own centre; born from the wish of Rafa Nadal himself and the rest of the members of the organization”, explains Ana María Parera, Foundation’s President. “The project of schools of social development starts initially in Mallorca, but our desire is to extend it to different cities of Spain” she adds.