Funded project

Fighting child malnutrition in Spain

Canarias, Madrid, Murcia, País Vasco y Valencia - Spain

In Spain, 1 in 3 children is at risk of social exclusion.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • PcComponentes clients 5.789€
  • Direct beneficiaries 10

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 60

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Educo

Budget

  • Materials 5.789€
  • Total 5.789€
5.789€

Description

Since the beginning of the crisis, the risk of poverty and social exclusion of children in Spain has increased to 33.4%. Minors who grow up in a poverty-stricken environment or in situations of social exclusion find it more difficult to develop their full capacities in school and to enjoy good health. The increase in the number of households suffering from severe material deprivation leads to the emergence of problems of child malnutrition.

To improve this situation, Educo, since 2013, carries out the program "Lunchroom Scholarships Educo" which aims to guarantee, at least, a complete and healthy meal a day to children of Primary and Secondary Education in Spain in situation of Risk of poverty and exclusion.

Activities

  • The management of the collaborating schools and the social services of each municipality value the situation of the families and determine the priorities of each center.
  • Signing of a letter of acceptance of the scholarship between the school and the family in which it undertakes a series of commitments, among which is the resignation of the scholarship in the event that its economic situation improves.
  • To guarantee a feeding scholarship to children from vulnerable families, in many cases it is the only food that is guaranteed up to date.

Who will benefit?

12 children will receive a daily meal in their school during one year, distributing 2,300 meals totally.

Project objectives

Guarantee the right of children from families at risk of poverty and social exclusion to go to their school dining room and eat with their classmates a complete and balanced meal every day.

Transparency

Educo fully complies with the 9 Principles of Transparency and Good Practices analyzed by the Lealtad Foundation

Fundacion Lealtad

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