Break the circle of child poverty continue being a pending subject in Spain. As we said in various articles of our blog, the 35% of Spanish children are living at risk of poverty. The result of the last report presented by AROPE (At Risk Of Poverty or Exclusion) shows that almost 3 million of Spanish children are living at risk of poverty and more than 800.000 children are chronic poor.
The program CaixaProinfancia of Obra Social “la Caixa” has de aim to break the circle of hereditary poverty acting on the needs of children and teenagers between 0 and 18 years who are living in a poverty or social vulnerability situation.
Obra Social “la Caixa” allocate 50 million euros annually to guarantee continued long-term care of more than 238.000 children since 2007. It can do it thanks to the collaboration of more than 30 social organizations from 11 of the main Spanish cities.
Planeta Huerto, the e-commerce leader in garden and ecologic product, has joined to the group of e-commerce with a cause of Worldcoo. The company has integrated our solidary widget in its ecommerce platform to help fund high social impact projects.
Planeta Huerto is specialized in the sale of ecological and sustainable products in all areas of daily life. Nowadays, Planeta Huerto has more than 20.000 product references and more than 85.000 customers in Spain, Portugal, France and Italy.
Planeta Huerto will help to combat children poverty
Planeta Huerto will collaborate with Obra Social “la Caixa” in order to help break the cycle of poverty by teaching those vulnerable children. For do that, children will learn how to use the tools of education to take control of their own lives.
From today, the customers of Planeta Huerto will have the possibility to make a donation in each purchase they make. With this project, Obra Social “la Caixa” wants to provide support to childhood and the families through the promotion of social and educational development of children at poverty situation from a perspective of comprehensive care by educational support and family workshops.
Thanks to Planeta Huerto and its customers, 30 children will receive a weekly school support for a month in order to improve their education and break their circle of poverty.
Welcome Planeta Huerto to the socially responsible companies’ community!
The Worldcoo team.