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Bankia and the Caja de Canarias Foundation allocate €150,000 to social projects from 35 Canarian associations

These social programs will directly benefit more than 12,000 Canarians from the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Palma.

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By  Communication Bankia

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22 May 2019 - 16:15

  • A total of 75 proposals were presented to the joint call for proposals of ‘Aid to Social Action Projects 2019,’ 17 more than last year
  • The objective is to boost local development, employment, support sectors of the population at risk of social exclusion and improve the quality of life of more than 12,000 Canarians

Bankia and the Caja de Canarias Foundation will contribute €150,000 to social programs from a total of 35 Canarian associations that have submitted their initiatives to the 'Aid to Social Action Projects 2019' call.

This sixth consecutive edition of the projects has seen 75 proposals, 17 more than last year. The objective of the call for proposals is to boost employment and local development, support sectors of the population at risk of social exclusion, the elderly, people with disabilities and improve the quality of life of people on the islands.

The selected associations will focus on supporting the sectors of the population at risk of exclusion through programs that improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, the elderly and other socially vulnerable groups, as well as boosting local development and fostering employment between certain groups of the population. In total, these programs will directly benefit more than 12,000 Canarians from the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Palma.

The list of projects that have been selected is as follows:

  • Asociación Nuevo Futuro.
  • Fundación Adsis.
  • Asociación ADEPSI.
  • Randstad Foundation.
  • Fundación Canaria Yrichen.
  • Asociación Afedes.
  • AFES Salud Mental.
  • Médicos del Mundo.
  • Comisión española de Ayuda al Refugiado (CEAR) en Canarias.
  • Charity and development project.
  • Asociación Mararía.
  • Coordinadora Arciprestal Cáritas del Sur.
  • Adisnor.
  • Agrupación para la Defensa del Paciente Psíquico El Cribo.
  • Fundación Diagrama Intervención Psicosocial.
  • Asociación de Personas Sordas de Gran Canaria.
  • Proclade Canarias.
  • Asociación de Niños con Cáncer Pequeño Valiente.
  • CIVITAS Centros especializados en personas con discapacidad intelectual.
  • Proyecto Hombre Canarias, Fundación Canaria C.E.S.I.C.A.
  • Asociación Cultural Orquesta Clásica Bela Bartok.
  • Asociación Mensajeros de la Paz-Canarias.
  • Plataforma Palmera de Atención Integral a la discapacidad.-indispal. 
  • APADIS.
  • Asociación Síndrome de Down de Las Palmas.
  • Asociación Mojo de Caña.
  • Asociación Domitila Hernández.
  • Asociación Tinerfeña de Trisómicos 21 Down Tenerife.
  • Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias.
  • Congregación Oblatas del Santísimo Redentor.
  • Diócesis de Canarias- Secretariado Diocesano de Pastoral Penitenciaria.
  • Fundación Canaria Main.
  • Instituto de Religiosas Oblatas del Santísimo Redentor.
  • ASOMASAMEN Asociación Majorera por la Salud Mental.
  • Asociación Cultural para el Derecho a la Educación (ACUDE).

Bankia and the Caja de Canarias Foundation will hand over the aid to the Canarian associations in a ceremony to be held on 13 June.

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