Archive - 2017

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Fighting child malnutrition in Kenya
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Promofarma brings smiles to hospitalized children
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We celebrated the 2nd Worldcoo Volunteer Day!
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MeQuedoUno improves nutrition of children at risk of social exclusion
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Pc Componentes brings smiles in hospitals this Christmas
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Today is #Giving Tuesday!
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A daily food for children this Christmas
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TicketMaster joins Worldcoo community!
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One week for GivingTuesday!
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We celebrate 3th B Good Day edition!

Fighting child malnutrition in Kenya

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Uvinum is one of the multiple companies who collaborates with us with a strongest commitment against child malnutrition. Some days ago, euro to euro, all their customers collected the total amount necessary to ensure the distribution of a daily meal to 60 children in Madagascar trough the collaboration with Yamuna.

aztivateNow, they have just started a new challenge. In collaboration with Aztivate, an NGO who works for cooperation and development in Africa, the customers of Uvinum will make that 340 children from Turkana (Kenya) receive Vitamin A, antiparasitic and multivitamin annual treatment.

As you may know, Kenya is experiencing one of the worst crises since 2011 due to the lack of rain that triggers serious health problems. Children and pregnant women urgently need medical and food assistance. In particular, the population of Turkana, a region located in northern Kenya, has levels of malnutrition of the 30% and the forecast is that the situation will worsen due to the lack of rainfall. Aztivate has been working in the region for two years, fighting child malnutrition. Uvinum community will have the opportunity to do the same now.

We invite you to follow the donation process HERE.

Worldcoo Team

Promofarma brings smiles to hospitalized children

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Play is vital to children’s development, but what happens when a child is hospitalized? Overnight they are subjected to long and traumatic treatments, and also confined in a room.

logo-aladinaThe Aladina Foundation has been working for 11 years to support children with cancer. For this Christmas, the entity has organized some workshops, visits and parties designed exclusively so that hospitalized children can escape from their routine at the hospital and enjoy a full Christmas of activities and fun.

LogoPromoFarma-OKAfter collecting the necessary amount to make that RECOVER Foundation can improve the health of 100 women and kids in Cameroon (you can remember the project HERE), the customers of Promofarma have the opportunity to collaborate with Aladina Foundation now.

The objective is to facilitate an escape route from the hospital routine, allowing children to escape, share games with other kids and learn.

Remember that you can follow the donation process HERE.

Worldcoo Team

 

We celebrated the 2nd Worldcoo Volunteer Day!

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Last Friday, we changed our computers and notebooks for paint brushes. In the context of Giving Tuesday  we wanted to spend, in a direct and personal manner, a morning together with those most in need for the second time.

We were with our colleagues fromObra Social Hospital San Juan de Dios, an entity with which we have collaborated several times. The objective was to participate in the rehabilitation of a flat, supervised by the same entity, where young people newly arrived to Spain live.

We spent a very different and productive morning in Sant Vicenç dels Horts (Barcelona). It was a good occasion to share a good time working as a team all together and, also, to know from first-hand the great job that Obra Social does with the management of insertion flats that promote autonomy and offer a home for young newcomers.

Following, some of the pictures from last Friday.

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Worldcoo Team


MeQuedoUno improves nutrition of children at risk of social exclusion

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Because of the social and economic situation that Spain has experienced during the last years, many families have been seriously harmed, and all their members have suffered the consequences, especially the youngest.

This Christmas, all the customers of MeQuedoUno have a challenge: improve the currently nutrition of children at risk of social exclusion.

logotipo_aldeas_infantiles_sosThey will do it together with Aldeas Infantiles, an international organization that takes care of the fundamental rights of children.

Through its “Daily Centers” program, the entity offers an adequate socio-educational, therapeutic and integral intervention, promoting strategies that enable an improvement in their personal, family and social well-being.

Specially, the total amount that users of MeQuedoUno collect, will help 30 children at risk of social exclusion receive a meal per day throughout the school year.

The initiative is launched after collaborating with Aladina Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer. MeQuedoUno clients have just funded the total amount needed to fund a grant to improve the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer (you can remember the project HERE).

Don’t forget that you can follow the donation process HERE.

Worldcoo Team

Pc Componentes brings smiles in hospitals this Christmas

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The customers of PcComponentes have a very special challenge this Christmas: bringing smiles in hospitals.

For the first time, they will do it in collaboration with different NGO: AlgaraklownSaniclownPayaSOSpital Pupaclown.

The objective is to make the hospital stay a more pleasant experience for kids from Madrid, Murcia, País Vasco and Valencia. Their mission is to fill spaces of smiles and generate magical and beautiful moments. The work of the clowns allows to create a more relaxed atmosphere and, thus, doctors and nurses work with greater tranquility and can concentrate on the technical aspects of their actions. The relatives, meanwhile, also respond to the game of clowns and stay more relaxed and calm.

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With their help, 200 children will receive the attention of the hospital clowns of Saniclown in the “Hospital Gregorio Marañón” in Madrid, of AlgaraKlown in the “Hospital Universitario” in San Sebastián, of PayaSOSpital in the “Hospital Clínico” in Valencia and of PupaClown in the “Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca” in Murcia.

logoAs you know, Pc Componentes has been collaborating for a long time with the financing of different projects. The last one has been to collect the necessary funds so that EDUCO can distribute more than 3.000 meals and fight against malnutrition in Spain (you can remember the project HERE).

And remember that you can follow the donation process HERE.

Worldcoo Team

 

 

Today is #Giving Tuesday!

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Today is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to donate, share and help. As you know, it is a movement that was born as an alternative to Black Friday or CyberMonday, days that promote the purchase of gifts before Christmas. Although all the  “Companies with a cause” who collaborate with us, encourage the good actions all year, we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to claim, once again, the need to be aware and value the small contributions we do in our daily live, whether they are material or not.

#GT Heart (1)Planeta HuertoDecántaloSprinterSanta FixiePromofarma… many of the companies that collaborate with us have joined this celebration. The last one has been Ticketmaster. We really want to communicate this last agreement. We are so happy to see that every time there are more companies who offer their customers the opportunity to collaborate with many different social causes. Now, when we buy a ticket for any leisure event, we will have the option to add an euro for a concrete socal cause. Each month, a different one.

descargaOf course, all the employees of Worldcoo have also joined this movement that represents us so much; that is why this Friday the 1st we will collaborate with Obra Social San Juan de Dios in the rehabilitation of a flat for Young immigrants.

Last year, during  GivingTuesday more than €500.000 were collected; for this 2017, the goal is to exceed €700.000.

Worldcoo Team

A daily food for children this Christmas

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Did you know that 47% of families could not afford to feed their children enough meals per day?

STACKEDCoinciding with the GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to donate, help and share, Nicequest users initiate a new purpose, which is to get 1,200 children to receive a meal a day at one of the day centers of SOS Children’s Villages.

It is an important challenge if we consider that, at least, 220 million children are frighteningly alone – shut out from a caring family environment and sometimes even rejected by their communities and deprived of basic needs like food, clothing, shelter, education, health care, protection and love.

sos_villageFrom many years ago, SOS Children’s Villages works to guarantee one of the fundamental rights in the life of a child: food. Now all the users of Nicequest will have the chance to do the same.

In addition, Nicequest as a company will double all donations made during Tuesday, November 28 (#GivingTuesday).

You can follow the donation process HERE.

Worldcoo Team.

TicketMaster joins Worldcoo community!

WELCOME!

logo_worldcoo_ticketWe are super proud to see that every time there are more companies who offer their users the possibility to collaborate with social projects around the world. In this occasion, it does it one of the biggest: TicketMaster, the world’s leading ticket sales company and first in the sector in Spain.

This means that from now on, when we buy a ticket for going to the theatre, to a concert or to a soccer stadium, for example, we will have the option to add one euro for a concret social cause, like poverty eradication, scientific research or social inclusion.

Each month, TicketMaster will collaborate with a specific NGO, such as “Theodora Foundation, “Unicef” or “Oxfam Intrmon”.

Its first challenge: facilitate the access to drinking water.

The conflict in Lake Chad, caused by the expansión of the Boko Harem group and the military response, implies immense and unknown suffering for millions of people in one of the poorest regions of the world.

In total, more than 11 million people need urgent help. Of these, 7 are at risk of hunger, 450,000 are children.

Insecurity prevents people from accessing basic social services and has destroyed infrastructure. That’s why the work of organizations like Oxfam Intermón is increasingly important. The entity works in the area to deal with this situation, ensuring access to food and drinking water for the displaced population in the area’s basin: Chad, Niger and Nigeria.

On this occasion, Ticketmaster customers will have the opportunity to collaborate with them to rehabilitate and build wells that ensure the distribution of drinking water to people who have fled their homes and communities.

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In December they will collaborate with “Theodora Foundation” and throughout 2018, with many other NGO such as “Vicente Ferrer Foundation“, “Uno Entre Cien Mil” or “Unicef“, among others.

HERE you can see the actual fundraising status for each project.

 

Worldcoo Team

One week for GivingTuesday!

Next Tuesday,  we will celebrate GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

CapturaCelebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Its main mission is to dedicate a day around the world, this year on November 28, to celebrate the action of giving, be it food, money, time (volunteering), second-hand objects, etc. It is born as a counterpart to the already famous #BlackFriday or #CyberMonday; days in which, as you know, the massive purchase of gifts is promoted.

Although all the “Companies With a Cause” that collaborate with Worldcoo encourage this action day after day, we don’t want to miss the  opportunity to claim, especially that day, the need to share and collaborate with social causes.

Promofarma, MeQuedoUno, Sprinter or Planeta Huerto are some of the companies that have joined the movement with different special actions for that day.

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 Last year, during this day in Spain we raised more than € 500,000 for 321 projects; for this 2017, the goal is to reach € 700,000.

 

Worldcoo Team

 

We celebrate 3th B Good Day edition!

B Corp brings together more than 200 people in Madrid

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This week we have celebrated the third B Good Day edition, an annual event promoted by B Corp community which brings together the best companies FOR the world.

All of them are B Corp companies, a global movement who joins more than 200 companies from 50 different countries and 130 industries with the same aim: that there will be a day when companies compete each other in order to be the best companies FOR the world, and consequently, society walks towards higher and durable welfare stadiums.

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More than 200 people attended this third edition of the B Good Day in which they spoke of the clear trend towards a business and sustainable model that connects with the needs and values ​​of people.

During the journey, divided into different panels, they talked about how climate change is having an impact on the creation of new companies and leadership models; there was also a moment to discuss the new work models, in which it is increasingly important to align personal values ​​with corporate values. The last panel discussed the need to create new financing models, based on ethical values ​​and capable of generating a positive social impact.

Danone, Ecoalf, Holaluz, Ethikos 3.0, Triodos Bank or Ulule were some of the B Corp companies that shared their experiences.

At Worldcoo we are part of the movement since 2015, being one of the first Spanish companies to receive such recognition.


About B Corp

The B Corps go beyond the goal of generating economic gains and innovate to maximize their positive impact on employees, the communities they serve and the environment. In this way, the company becomes a regenerative force for society and for the planet. Together with all our European and global partners, we are energizing a business community capable of building a better society, in which companies contribute to generate a global benefit.

The B Corp movement represents a rapidly growing business community worldwide, and also in Spain.

Worldcoo Team

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