Our Herbalife Family Foundation is committed to helping vulnerable children, we have teamed up with the SOS Children's Villages, France, as part of the charity's 2013 Fulfilment Through Sport program (PEPS).
The funds from the grant that establish our first Casa Herbalife program in France which will be used to support the nutrition education element of the sports program, and in so doing will help to improve nutrition for children living at the SOS Children's Villages orphanages.
The PEPS program was established to promote good physical condition and self-confidence through healthy, active living, including quality nutrition. In 2013, the PEPS program will target 48 young people from the 14 SOS Children's Villages throughout the country, and will focus on three main areas: horse riding for teenagers aged between 13 and 15, multi-activities for teenagers aged between 14 and 17, and hiking for adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 18.
Our Casa Herbalife program was established in 2005, to help bring good nutrition to children living in orphanages, after school centers, and other non-profit facilities. This marks the 92nd Casa Herbalife program worldwide and the 26th in our EMEA region. After the initial grants made by HFF, the organizations receive local financial and volunteer support from our Distributors throughout France, as well as our employees.