Endesa has renewed its support for sport-based education and integration for another year with the latest collaboration deal signed this Friday at the Santiago Bernabéu. giving its backing to the Real Madrid Foundation’s socio-sporting schools. Alberto Fernández Torres, Endesa’s general communications director; Enrique Sánchez, executive vice-president of the Real Madrid Foundation; and Emilio Butragueño, the club’s Director of Institutional Relations, were at the stadium to sign the agreement.
It will see the nearly 1,000 beneficiaries of the basketball programs run by the Foundation in Spain receive the backing of Endesa, allowing them to maintain the bursary system and socio-sporting tournament days. Furthermore, the electricity company renews its commitment to the socio-sporting football schools in Portugal and Morocco.
The Real Madrid Foundation runs nine socio-sporting schools for the integration of groups at risk of exclusion using a grant and bursary system in Madrid, as well as nine adapted socio-sporting schools, an inclusive basketball school and three for wheelchair basketball. The projects at the open schools benefit 1,000 individuals aged between 5 and 17 years old, while those aimed at people with disabilities run until 21 years of age.