Rescuing lives in the sea

Since September 2015, Proactiva Open Arms has rescued more than 60,000 people who escape from their countries due to wars, violence and poverty.

open armsAfter collaborating with SOS Children’s Villages in order to improve the nutrition of 30 children at risk of social exclusion (you can remember the project HERE), the customers of MeQuedoUno have now the opportunity to collaborate with the FREEDA Project,  an initiative leaded by the HEMAV Foundation and Proactiva Open Arms.

HEMAV_Logo_Foundation_2017_Tagline_AzulThe FREEDA Project was born with the aim of give a response to the humanitarian crisis through the use of technology. With this project, the Foundation facilitates the equipping of the boats of Proactiva Open Arms with an extensive search drone that flies over the sea with a very clear mission: to find and locate people and boats adrift.

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With these drones, the Proactiva Open Arms team can cover a greater extension and multiply the capacity of rescuing people in the sea, especially in the area of the Aegean Sea and the Central Mediterranean.

Through this project, MeQuedoUno’s customers will collaborate with the reduction in the number of deaths or missing persons compared to the figures provided by the UN Refugee Agency, which accounts more than 16,000 deaths and millions of displaced people in the recent years.

Remember that you can follow the donation process through THIS LINK.

More information (in Spanish):

Worldcoo Team

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