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Fundación Cepsa is collaborating with The Red Cross on the “Promoting Academic Success” project aimed at pupils with social difficulties

15 Mar 2017

    • Fundación Cepsa is donating 11,000 euros to provide minors with educational resources
    • The project focuses on the social and educational needs of children and young adults between 6 and 17 years of age who are currently attending primary or secondary school

The Fundación Cepsa has unveiled its collaboration on the Red Cross project, entitled “Promoting Academic Success”, with the donation of 11,000 euros intended to provide educational support to pupils from the Autonomous Region of Madrid with social or financial difficulties. Specifically, Fundación Cepsa’s collaboration will involve the purchase of backpacks containing a full set of educational materials plus an afternoon snack for a total of 50 pupils throughout the entire school year.

This initiative is an answer to the slogan “Now more than ever” advertised by the Spanish Red Cross. The objective of the project is to help support the education of children and prevent academic failure. Teresa Mañueco, the Director of the Fundación Cepsa, and Carlos Paya, the President of the Red Cross in the Madrid Region, have formalized the donation by signing a collaboration agreement regarding the contribution of the aforementioned resources. 

The Promoting Academic Success Project

The Spanish Red Cross project “Promoting Academic Success” offers social and educational support to young participants by helping them with their academic activities, and other aspects associated with their educational development. The program focuses on the social and educational needs of children and young adults between 6 and 17 years of age who are currently attending primary or secondary school.

The program also includes resources for the development of social and personal skills, the acquisition of values and individualized assessment of families regarding their children's success at school.

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