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The Barceló Foundation has been recognized with the CaixaBank Private Banking Solidarity Award, in the category of “best trajectory”. This award coincides with the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the activity of the Majorcan entity and that the president María Antonia Barceló has received from the hands of María Cruz Rivera, territorial director of CaixaBank in the Balearic Islands.
The Majorcan painter Maria Vich has made a donation of 49 works to the Barceló Foundation, which will go to enlarge the pictorial collection donated by the artist, which is permanently exhibited in the rooms of the Centre d’Art i Cultura de Felanitx.
Barceló Foundation has just launched the “Education and Nutrition Campaign in Turkana”, an initiative that pretends to increase the number of children who can benefit from the services offered by the 14 day-care centers that the Majorcan Entity finances in this area of Kenya.
The delivery Project “Alisol Solidarity Foods” has received in recent weeks, an extraordinary donation of food, bedding and bathroom equipment from various Barceló Group Hotels in Majorca. This material is being distributed among the 14 beneficiaries of this project and will complement the donations of fresh fruit and vegetables that are made every Thursday in Mercapalma.
Fundación Barceló, through the Voluntaris de Mallorca NGO, has initiated a microcredit project for indigenous women in the village of Chulumal, in Guatemala. An initiative that will enable a hundred women to have a means to earn a living and gain autonomy.
This year, Barceló Foundation have approved the construction of a nursery in Nangolesinyan (Kenya), which will serve to 50 children between 0 and 5 years old and will also employ a total of 14 people, including workers, teachers and kitchen staff. An initiative that will indirectly reach up to 250 beneficiaries. The project -promoted by the Calor y Café Association-, has a cost of more than 30.000 euros that has been paid almost entirely by our Foundation (27.000 euros).
In order to adapt to the new reality derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, from this school year RANA Foundation will offer to the educational centers of the Balearic Islands its workshop “We need you” for the prevention of child sexual abuse in online format. An awareness initiative supported by the Barceló Foundation, through its call for aid for social projects in Majorca.
Next October 22nd, the Capella Mallorquina Choir will take up again the concerts sponsored by the Barceló Foundation and will perform in the Sant Miquel Basilica in Palma, where it will offer a polyphonic concert under the direction of José María Moreno.
The Barceló Foundation has granted 68 school scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to children and young people from the Parish of Santa Catalina de Siena, in the La Isabelita neighborhood (Dominican Republic). These grants will enable their beneficiaries – students with few economic resources from the Santo Domingo area – to continue their studies in private educational centers, after not having obtained the corresponding place in public education.