NEWS | 22/07/2019The socio-sport project benefits more than 400 children at risk of social exclusion.
The first lady of the country, Yazmín de Cortizo, honorary president of the socio-sports school in Panama City, attended the event to highlight the importance of respecting the fundamental rights of minors. "Children have the right to have fun and play and the date is important to recognise them", said Yazmín de Cortizo as she toured the pavilions of the institutions within the area of the meeting, accompanied by footballers Felipe Baloy, Blas Pérez and Jaime Penedo.
Development of projects in Panama
The Real Madrid Foundation and the Friends of Real Madrid Foundation have jointly developed socio-sport projects since 2006 in Panama City, Chitré and Tolé, which benefit more than 400 children. The positive values of team sport focus the weekly football training sessions for socially disadvantaged minors and are complemented by workshops to promote healthy habits.