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Wala offers the Charity Rounding Up
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Worldcoo joins Mastercard’s Start Path Program
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630,000 charity donations against COVID-19
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bonÀrea collaborates with child cancer research
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Charity Rounding Up to collaborate with Save the Children
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Sanchez Romero offers the “Social Round Up” at their establishments!

Wala offers the Charity Rounding Up

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walaWe are very happy to share with you that from this week, the customers of Wala, sports and casual fashion stores of Unipreus Group, can already round up their ticket and donate few cents to a social cause each time they use their card.  The total amount raised will go to Red Cross Catalonia.

Today, there are many people at risk of social exclusion that are suffering the consequences that the Covid19 pandemic has generate.  The access to food is a basic need that, in front of the social and economic, can being affected, also the hygiene.

crThrough this campaign, the customers of Wala will be able to collaborate to Creu Roja (Red Cross Catalonia) with the purpose of ensure a healthy and balanced nutrition for children.  Thanks to the total amount raised, Creu Roja will be able to help families at risk of vulnerability providing basic needs, such as food, and raise awareness about  healthy nutrition habits to young people and their families.

How to collaborate?

  1. IMG_0776If you pay with card, a simple question will appear in the POS screen: would you like to collaborate for a social cause?
  2. If so, you can push the green button; in the case you don’t want to make a donation, press the red button.
  3. If you have collaborated, in your ticket will see a donation code. You will be able to use it to request your certificate donation in https://wala.worldcoo.com

This is the first Charity Rounding Up project that Wala launches in favour of Creu Roja. Through this new tool, the company shows, once again, its strong commitment with the society and with the most vulnerable groups. Unipreus Group counts with more retailers in Lleida, such as Unipreus, Prilow and Smuk, shops that have also implemented the Charity Rounding Up.

For all who want to get more information about the project or make an extra donation, you can go to https://wala.worldcoo.com/ platform.

Worldcoo joins Mastercard’s Start Path Program

We are happy to share with you that we have announced today our acceptance into Mastercard Start Path, an award-winning program that enables later-stage tech startups to rapidly scale.

Start Path is one of many renowned programs in Mastercard Accelerate, which provides a simple, single entry point to Mastercard’s wide fintech portfolio and access to everything startups need to grow quickly.

Participation in the Start Path program will enable us to gain access to Mastercard’s global network of innovators, partners and experts together with 11 more startups from around the world such as Hoolah, SmartPesa and  Enveil.

In words of Sergi Figueres, Worldcoo’s CEO, “our participation in  Start Path represents a huge opportunity for us to scale up our fundraising solutions worldwide and, as a consequence, help society to make micro-donations each time they make a transaction in different daily moments in an easy and effective way.”

“After sourcing the best and brightest later stage startups from across the globe, we’re thrilled to welcome Worldcoo to the Start Path ecosystem of innovators,” said Amy Neale, Senior Vice President, Start Path & Fintech, Mastercard. “The diversity in our Start Path program proves how quickly the pace of innovation is happening and together we are building the future of commerce.”

Start Path evaluates more than 1,500 applications per year and selects about 40 companies that offer the most promising technologies and demonstrate a readiness to scale. Since its founding in 2014, Start Path has provided 220 startups with operational support and commercial engagements within the Mastercard ecosystem.

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630,000 charity donations against COVID-19

Since the beginning of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, more than 630,000 charity donations have been made to fight against COVID-19 through the different fundraising channels that Worldcoo offers. It is the case of the Charity Rounding Up, a donation mechanism available for retailers, which enables the option to round up the total amount of the purchase and donate the cents to a social cause, or the Charity Donation Platforms, available for companies who facilitate their customers and partners an online space where they can make a donation. Today, the total amount raised is more than €254,000.

For example, Bonpreu i Esclat Supermarket, Correos or bonÀrea Supermarket customers can round up the final amount of their purchase and donate the remaining cents to IRSI Caixa (in the first two cases) or to the “Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute“. In both cases, the objective is to facilitate the appearance of new treatments that help combat the pandemic.

Some online sales companies, such as Ticketmaster, PromoFarma, PcComponentes, Planeta Huerto or Sprinter, also offer their clients the option of adding a micro-donation to their purchase and collaborate with the Red Cross with the aim of to be able to help the most vulnerable people. So has Nicequest, which in its case supports ISGlobal.

Other companies, such as Banco Sabadell, Glovo and Iberdrola have habilitated their own platforms through Worldcoo so that employees and partners can make a donation to organizations like Save the Children, UNICEF, Aldeas Infantiles SOS and Red Cross.

Worldcoo and its partners against COVID19

Worldcoo has launched the coronavirus.worldcoo.com platform where people can have more information about each project and make a donation to each one of them.

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bonÀrea collaborates with child cancer research

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This December, all their customers can participate in the Charity Rounding Up campaign and collaborate with the “Obra Social Sant Joan de Déu”

In the world, each year more than 250.000 new cases of child cancer are diagnosed.

LOGOTIP SAN JUAN DE DIOS SOLIDARIDAD _ HORITZONTAL _ CASTELLÀThe need to invest in research and innovation is crucial. In this sense, the “Sant Joan de Déu” Hospital will inaugurate the new SJD Pediatric Cancer Center Barcelona next year, a new reference center, pioneer in Europe in the treatment and child cancer medical research.

The project will become a reality thanks to all the donations made by society and will proportionate an integral and personalized medical and care attention to patients and their families.

Now, the customers of bonÀrea have the opportunity to contribute to create this new center through the Worldcoo’s Charity Rounding Up solution.

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You can have more information about this project and follow up the current fundraising status here.

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Charity Rounding Up to collaborate with Save the Children

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condisCondis Supermarkets start today a new campaign to help Save the Children to promote the development of children under 6 years old in vulnerable situations.

From now on, the customers of Condis who want, can round up their ticket and donate the cents to a social cause each time they pay with card.

The children’s stage (0-6 years) is one of the main stages of development. In this age range, most of the neurological development of children occurs, and is critical in order to reach the cognitive and neurological bases.

37-Save-The-ChildrenThrough the “Let’s Play Together” program, the organization works to reduce the consequences that poverty causes to children and encourage their integral development.

The program works as a space where families who are in precarious, disruptive situations and who experience important challenges can access them with their children.

Through intervention, children develop cognitive, emotional and relational dynamics, placing them in the center of the intervention, as rights holders.

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Thanks to all the funds collected, the organization will be able to provide the necessary material for the development of the activities and 40 children under 6, as well as their families, will be part of these activities.

 

You can get more information about this project HERE.

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Sanchez Romero offers the “Social Round Up” at their establishments!

The revolution of the “Supermarkets with a cause” has just started. Each time, there are more and more supermarkets that offer their customers the possibility of rounding up the final amount of their purchase anddonate the cents to contribute with a social cause.

Most of time, for us, three cents don’t mean anything; but the sum of these few cents can help change the lives of thousands of people.

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logosrThe last company to offer this option is Sanchez Romero, a gourmet supermarket that has ten physical stores and an online store located in Madrid.

Under the “Sanchez Romero Solidario” campaign, the brand offers its clients the possibility of collaborating with different social causes with a direct impact on the Community of Madrid.

logo_crisThe first of these is Cris Contra el Cáncer, an organization born with the aim of financing research projects for the treatment and cure of cancer. Specifically, the clients of Sanchez Romero will collaborate so that the entity has the necessary economic resources to develop a new treatment that improves the survival rate of breast cancer, the most frequent tumor among women.  

Customers can have more information about the project and the fundraising campaign through this link: https://sanchez-romero.worldcoo.com/es/

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