Costa Rica

Football fun

Foundation Recreate was established to fight drug and alcohol abuse among young adults and Aspen Costa Rica took to the pitch with 25 keen teenagers in support of this organization.

The Mandela Day activity was hosted at Proyecto Gol, the training grounds of the local hero football team where the youngsters were introduced to the sport as an alternative therapy to promote the develop capabilities such as leadership, communication skills, team work and discipline. A motivational talk by leading tri-athlete Elisa Fallas, further inspired them to strive toward achieving personal goals, building self-confidence and the benefits of sacrifice, engagement and hard work.