The City Council of Marbella has included the CADI association in the sponsorship program “Marca Marbella” with the aim of contributing to the dissemination and promotion of adapted sport.
Marbella City Councilor Manuel Cardeña explained that the Adapted Sport initiative “seeks to make visible and raise awareness of the rights of people with disabilities to participate in all areas of society and in particular in sport”.
“It will allow the organization of several talks-colloquiums by the specialized personnel of the entity on specific programs in this field.
In addition, with this sponsorship “we want to support families, guide them on the resources, rights and available therapies, in addition to offering a complete program of therapeutic, sports and leisure activities, always taking into account their needs. special needs, ”he said. .
Cardeña considered this agreement important to “make the integration of this group into the world of sport a reality at all levels and under equal conditions”.
“We also want this group to continue to make weekly outings to practice paddle surfing, rock climbing, basketball, sailing or other types of activities,” he said.
The councilor specified that “our intention is to make schools, centers, associations, municipal delegations and sports clubs aware of the reality of the integration of citizens in functional diversity”.
“We are promoting this issue through municipal schools in various disciplines, such as inclusive athletics, basketball, 5-a-side football and wheelchair tennis, with around 100 participants aged 6. at 68 years old.
“We will ensure that these modalities continue to develop in the municipality. “
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