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We reach one million euros in donations!
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Veterinary assistance for animals of homeless people
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We celebrated the 2nd Worldcoo Volunteer Day!
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Emergency campaign for Mexico

We reach one million euros in donations!

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Today is a very special day for all of us. We’ve just known that we have achieved one million euros in donations!

One million micro-donations that have helped to implement nearly 200 social and cooperation projects around the world. And what is more important, more than 163.000 people have benefited directly through any of these initiatives.

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From our beginnings, our main objective has been to help NGOs to find the economic funds needed to carry out their projects. Day to day, we have worked constantly in order to develop new and better tools available to companies that favor micro-donations around the world.

Today we are more than satisfied to see that step by step, our goal has become a reality and our constant commitment to innovation and the development to new technologies has made that our ambition don’t stop growing. As you may know, this achievement coincides with the launching and implementation of the “Social Round Up”, our new fundraising channel which is already live.

UNICEF, Save the Children, Plan International, Bombay Smiles UNHCR or Educo are some of the entities we collaborate with. With them, we have fight against child malnutrition, share smiles to sick children, investigate the cure of childhood leukemia, facilitate the Access to drinking water in countries such as Peru or Kenya, find a home for abandoned dogs or promote access to education in India, among many other.

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For this, we count on an extensive network of “companies with cause” (more than 50 already!) that have offered their customers and employees the possibility of making a micro-donation.

To all of them, thank you very much for collaborating with us as a social partner!

Worldcoo Team. 

Veterinary assistance for animals of homeless people

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Did you know that it is estimated that between 5-10% of homeless people have a pet that provides them with deep emotional support?

Animals do not judge, they do not discriminate, they provide a sense of self-esteem and they offer unconditional loyalty. In fact, according to various studies carried out on homeless people, animals foster a sense of responsibility and they reward with affection the fulfilment of this responsibility. In addition, by acting as silent witnesses, they can steer their owners away from risky behaviours, thus allowing the construction of a positive moral identity. Moreover, homeless people who share their lives with pets are less likely to be depressed and are less likely to exhibit potentially harmful behaviours, such as drug use.

logo-fundacion-altarriba-292Homeless people cannot afford veterinary assistance for their pets so, in this context, Fundación Altarriba wants to provide solutions to this problem and pay for veterinary expenses of these animals.

As you know, the community of Mascoteros has been collaborating with us in the financing of different social projects related to animal cause. From its beginning they have collaborated with Fundación Daina and Amigos del Perro to facilitate a home for abandoned dogs.

They have the opportunity now to collaborate with Fundación Altarriba to facilitate homeless people with pets have access to veterinary services.

With their help, 100 pets of homeless people will have access to veterinary assistance.

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


Emergency campaign for Mexico

Telefonica Group, Banco Sabadell and PcComponentes have started emergency campaigns to assist victims in México

NotimexOne week ago, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico causing great devastation. The catastrophe left more than 300 dead and thousands of victims. Dozens of buildings have been demolished in Mexico City, but also in the states of Mexico, Puebla and Morelos and 400 schools have been damaged.

In front of this situation, one of the groups that are particularly affected are children, who now have to face other threats, such as being separated from their family in the middle of the chaos.

The first hours after a catastrophe such as the one experienced, are crucial to finding survivors, housing the victims in shelters where they can rest safe, receive water and food and restore the general situation.

The signs of solidarity to alleviate the situation have been constant around the world. Among them, those of our companies with cause, who have launched emergency campaigns to maximize efforts and invite all their customers and employees to make a small contribution.

AF_Logotipo_Fundacion_POS_RGB_esTelefonica Group, for example, invites society to make their donation though their corporate page. All the funds collected will be very useful to make hundreds of kids can go back to school and reconstruct their classrooms with the help of Telefonica Foundation and all their volunteers. So far, they have already raised more than €25.000!

pcAnother case is the campaign launched by PcComponentes. They invite all their customers to add €1 to its purchase to collaborate with UNICEF in the distribution of drinking water to 450 children for half a year.

banco-sabadell-logoBanco Sabadell employees also wanted to join the cause and support Unicef to take care of the needs of children affected in terms of water, sanitation, nutrition, health, education and protection. Through its social platform, clients, employees and non-clients are making their donations.

Worldcoo Team

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