NEWS STORY. 10/03/2023
The Moses van der Byl primary school in Katutura (Windhoek, Namibia) was the scene for the first of four social clinics organised by the Real Madrid Foundation this year in collaboration with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service and the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture of the country.
A delegation from the Real Madrid Foundation, under the leadership of the Director of Campus and Clinics, Andrés Muntaner, reached the agreement in Windhoek this week, with the backing of the Spanish Embassy and the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation. This alliance is intended to educate and develop Namibian children through sport and values based on motivation, equality, camaraderie, respect, healthy habits, autonomy and teamwork, in line with the methodology of the Foundation for a Real Education: Values and Sport.
In this first year of the programme, four social clinics will be run for children attending state primary and secondary schools in Windhoek, through the collaboration of the local fishing company Cadilu Fishing, which will fund all of the scholarships as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives. The programme will run from 29 May to 2 June in Windhoek and WalvisBay and will then continue from 9 to 20 October in Otjiwarongo and Rundu, with the target of catering for 1,000 children between the ages of 6 and 17 in 2023. After this initial programme, it will return to four other cities in the country in 2024, and all parties are committed to making it a regular programme.