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The Foundation's school in Bulgaria gets the season under way

NEWS STORY. 02/11/2022

The programme caters for 60 children from Vidin who at risk of exclusion with the support of the Friends of Sports Foundation.

The students at the socio-sports school in Vidin (Bulgaria), run by the Real Madrid Foundation in collaboration with the Friends of Sports Foundation, have commenced their training activities in a season that has resumed after two years of interruption due to the pandemic. The project was launched in 2015 in the town of Vidin, on the border with Romania, one of the regions with the lowest educational and socio-economic indicators in Bulgaria. It is aimed at 60 children from disadvantaged backgrounds who learn about football and values in the municipality's sports facilities.
As well as the football and values training sessions under the methodology of the Real Madrid Foundation - For a REAL education: Values and sport - every week the participants benefit from educational and social activities. They receive school supplies, computer equipment, English courses and computer lessons, training advice for future employment and workshops on sustainability and health, for comprehensive care. They also take part in social tournaments, including one organised by the Madrid supporters' club in the capital.