The Foundation with the IDB | FC BARCELONA

Both entities have launched the 'Partnership for sport and development. On the road to the 2014 World Cup, and the 2016 Olympics ', a project launched in Rio de Janeiro also counting on the collaboration of the Rio de Janeiro City Council, the NBA, and the Mapfre Foundation.

The project strengthens 18 ‘Olympic Villages' (sports facilities within the 'favelas' of Rio), which help to promote social inclusion through sport. The initiative is based on the use of sport as a vehicle to improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people and to promote activities for conflict resolution, violence prevention and employment generation.