The objective of the “Social Sports School” project in the Philippines is to use sport to educate 300 youngsters who live in situations of social exclusion and who come from low-income families.
The Republic of The Philippines is another country where Fundación MAPFRE is working. Specifically, it supports three projects on the Isla de Negros Occidental, and in the cities of Manila and Santa Cruz de Davao. This Asian archipelago is made up of 7,107 islands, inhabited by more than 100 million people. The cultural legacy of the peoples who have passed through the islands is reflected in the Spanish place names, the Catholic religion, and English, which is, together with Filipino, an official language of the country.
The Kalipay Negrense Foundation, Inc (KNFI) offers residential help to disadvantaged youth, from birth to 22 years old. The program focuses on medical care, social services and education for the boys and girls.
The “Seeds of Hope” project helps families who are living in difficult economic situations. Those who have no resources and who benefit from the project are children and young people and their parents, pregnant women, and the elderly.
The Fundación Real Madrid and Anakk - Sta. Cruz run a school fostering social and sporting values in Santa Cruz de Davao which look after 300 boys and girls and young people, between 5 and 17 years old, who come from deprived areas and who are at risk of marginalization.
The Kalipay Negrense Foundation, Inc. provides a home to take care of 95 boys and girls, all victims of abuse, or orphans or simply abandoned. They receive shelter, education, and psychological and medical care.
The ”Semillas de Esperanza” project provides educational resources, health care and a balanced diet to children and young people who are living in difficult economic situations or experiencing moments of need.