Herbalife Gran Canaria
Community Cohesion/UP2U

Community Cohesion/UP2U

Ambassador: Xavi Rabaseda

Main Life Skills: Constancy, Solidarity, Respect, Fellowship

About the program: Herbalife Gran Canaria has launched its first One Team program with UP2U project, which aims to help those with behavioral problems or at risk of social exclusion. It promotes socio-educational activities and sport initiatives in order to improve the quality of life: the physical or mental health (to avoid drugs, alcohol or physical inactivity) and the frame of mind and social level, where the sport is the main focus. The 8 week-long program is orientated to 10-20 teenagers aged from 13 to 18 years old and the objectives are: encourage education and training in values through sport, and using basketball to teach values such as work, constancy, solidarity, respect and fellowship. Also, Gran Canaria will join a competition called “Basket Playa”. Where several disadvantaged groups, including One Team participants, attend an event to learn how to play and to promote social skills.