The CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation said that the Swiss player didn't start his Foundation to promote himself, but to help the unprivileged children in Africa and Switzerland. "He is truly committed to improve children’s livee, to empower them.
Just look at the videos featuring him in Africa, when he is visiting the projects and stays with the children in the schools. It speaks by itself", said Händel. "The videos really shows the private Roger Federer, it shows how he is as a human being.
He He is humble, open and able to learn and really wants to give his best. You cannot give your best if you are not improving, if you are not questioning yourself, if you are not learning. On how the Foundation works, Händel added: "We are a team of seven, including four collegues coming from Southern Africa and working in our regional office and three collegues who are based in Switzerland.
Also our Board members are very much involved especiallyRoger's parents or Tony Godsick and. They are extremely active in representing the Foundation and visiting the project or raising funds." On the Match for Africa 6 in Cape Town, she said: "We are in the process oforganizing a great entertainment programme to make this event a unforgettable moment.
There will be some kind of doubles matches with other philantropists. andwe try to set a new world record of spectators at a tennis match. The world record stays at 35,000. There will be some kind of doubles matches with other philantropists.
What will be special this time is that we try to set a new world record of spectators at a tennis match. The world record stays at 35,000."