and recreational alternative during the Christmas holidays, Holy
Week and summer.
EVALUATION AND RESULTS
During the 2015/2016 school year, the project not only gave the
participating children guaranteed access to sport and healthy
leisure time, but also worked to instil values in them through the
practice of sport. Indeed, the socio-educational support we gave
them facilitated their socialisation and scholastic development.
This psychosocial support stimulated their maturation and personal
learning processes. Other achievements included improvements
in hygiene, learning to live in a group, respect for rules and the
acquisition of healthy habits.
“We far exceeded the objectives that had been set. Not only have
we provided a place to work on values and share knowledge, but
we are starting to be considered a point of reference for families,
schools and professionals in the sports and social fields.”.
Gómez, Manager of the Centre.
Since the beginning of the school year, 100% of the available slots
have been filled, thereby underscoring the need for the attention
and services that the Centre provides. It should also be noted that
in the satisfaction surveys completed, 83% of the children and 86%
of the families rated the attention received at the Centre as VERY
During the 2015/2016 school year, the Rafa Nadal Foundation
Centre taught a comprehensive programme aimed at children and
young people from two of the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods
in Palma de Mallorca. The aim was to supplement their school
education using sports, educational and psychological support as
the main tools.
The project carried out activities within three spheres (socio-
educational, sports and psychotherapeutic), including the following:
• School and educational support.
• The practice of sport, always with an educational approach
and as a way to instil attitudes and values.
• Family days, with activities designed for the whole family to
• Dynamics of personal development: cognitive, affective,
communicative and emotional.
• Workshops on affective and sexual education, hygiene,
nutrition, the environment, etc.
• Individual therapy for children with special problems and
• Family counselling and consulting.
Moreover, special activities were developed with a more
entertaining approach to provide an educational, sports-related
Rafa Nadal Foundation Centre
The project guarantees
access to sports and