Since the Cumbre Vieja volcano started erupting on September 20 on the island of La Palma, the lava flow has destroyed hundreds of houses, erased numerous farms and smallholdings, and left thousands of people homeless. Fundación MAPFRE sends them our heartfelt solidarity.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation of many families living in conditions of extreme vulnerability. To help alleviate the consequences of this health and social crisis, we are involved in the ‘Mochilas de Sonrisas’ (Backpacks of Smiles) program of the Nutritional Education and Recovery Center (CREN) in the state of Alagoas.
We support the work of this NGO in its determination to improve the lives of people with ‘butterfly skin’, a rare and very painful genetic disease for which a cure has yet to be found. Today we are proud to receive their thanks for this support.
The collaboration agreement between Fundación MAPFRE and Fundación Barça to support children and young people from vulnerable communities in Brazil has reached its tenth anniversary. During this time, more than 13,000 children have benefited from the program.
The World Blindness Summit Madrid 2021takes place on June 28 and 29, a virtual global meeting at which we will be working to promote the inclusion of people with visual impairments and examining the impact of COVID-19 on their full participation in society.
Thanks to the idea of a group of students from Loyola University, the Spanish Paddle Tennis Federation and our support, patients at the Hospital for the Paraplegic in Toledo will be able to enjoy this sport.
For children and young people living in the slums of Managua, Nicaragua, getting an education that will enable them to break the cycle of poverty is very difficult. The Pan y Amor school works to help them achieve this, to transform their lives. Fundación MAPFRE supports this project.
We gathered Carme Ruscalleda, chef with seven Michelin stars, and four students from the Escola d’Educació Especial Xaloc (Xaloc Special Education School) to prepare a monkfish “Romesquet”.
How do you imagine yourself or what do you want to be when you grow up? The boys and girls of Escola Vida Montserrat, a school that is part of the Catalan Association for Integration and Human Development (ACIDH), and the organization AURA have answered this question in front of the wish tree that has been installed in the exhibition V15IONES, at Torre MAPFRE, Barcelona.
11,300 volunteers. 1,637 activities. More than 170,000 people benefited in 28 countries. These 2020 figures say it all:we have more volunteers each year, and with them, we all grow.
In these times of pandemic it is not easy to gather more than 300 people to celebrate solidarity and commitment. While following all anti-covid protocols, the Fundación Civil Hogar Luceros del Amanecer organized a leisure event in recognition of the work we do in the city of Camoapa.
The year 2020 was a very challenging one for families. The usual difficulties were even further exacerbated by lockdown situations, children having to study at home, the need to maintain social distancing, and economic problems. The Semillas, aprendiendo en familia (Seeds for Family-Based Learning) project offers support to parents to help raise their children at this difficult time.
We participate in Digitalizadas to support women who are struggling to get ahead, to improve, to achieve and, thanks to the training work carried out by our volunteers, to break down technological and gender barriers.
Child poverty is a tragedy. It cripples children’s dreams and robs society of their potential talent. The Alianza País Pobreza Infantil Cero (Country Partnership for Zero Child Poverty) was created to ensure that the 27.4% of children living at risk of poverty in Spain can have access to a better future. Fundación MAPFRE joins this initiative with the certainty that together we can offer our children equal development opportunities.
We are currently experiencing some very difficult times that are putting us to the test and demand all our strength to get through them. Fundación MAPFRE is there to support you, always at your side. Together we are stronger.
Cooking 30,000 dinners in three days and handing them out in one morning. This is the challenge facing our volunteers and the World Central Kitchen team members. The objective is to hand out a special, hot meal to many vulnerable families on December 24th: Christmas Eve dinner.
For eleven editions, Fundación SERES has delivered its Annual Awards each year, a recognition for those institutions that exercise their activity responsibly, with the commitment to generate value for society. In this edition, Fundación MAPFRE has been selected to receive one of the three awards together with the companies Correos and Grupo Red Eléctrica.