The Rafa Nadal Foundation was founded by the Mallorcan tennis ace, Rafa Nadal and his mother Ana María Parera in 2008.
Their aim from the very beginning was to empower kids and help them to become the best that they can be through sports and education.
Rafa’s wife, María Francisca Perelló joined the Foundation as a Project Manager in 2012 and she loves her job, but admits it took a while to find the right fit.
“When Rafa began to stand out as a tennis player, he received a lot of offers and proposals to participate in charity events and there came a time when he was asked to create a Foundation through which we could make a difference with our own projects,” María explains.
Their first project was in Anantapur in India, working with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation and it’s something that María was extremely proud to become a part of.
“They had been working in the Anantapur area and other districts for 50 years and
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