Within the framework of its Annual Line of Aid for Projects and Social Initiatives, the DISA Foundation has revealed the 11 beneficiary entities of this seventh call, for which it has allocated an amount of 108,000 euros with the aim of recognizing and collaborating with non-profit organizations that dedicate their activity to the attention of priority groups and at risk of exclusion in the Canary Islands.
It should be noted that in this year marked by COVID-19, the Foundation has taken special consideration in those initiatives aimed at alleviating the effects of the social crisis caused by the pandemic, aimed mainly at people with disabilities, dependency, childhood, the elderly, poverty. , exclusion and social reintegration. These initiatives will be developed during the 2021 financial year, aiming to improve the situation of the different groups, the coverage of their basic needs and to generate new opportunities for the development and social integration of people.
In total, in this edition, 119 applications have been registered from entities throughout the Archipelago, whom the DISA Foundation does not want to stop praising publicly for their daily work on each of our islands. In addition, the delivery ceremony to the 11 selected entities is scheduled for the first quarter of next year, giving them the opportunity to make their actions publicly visible.
The beneficiary organizations in the seventh edition of the Line of Aid for Projects and Social Initiatives of the DISA Foundation have been:
Afibrolan – Project: Psychological support for people with fibromyalgia
Manolo Torras Family House – Project: Food centered on the person
OROBAL Parents Association – Project: Early Care
Hemophilia Association in Santa Cruz de Tenerife – Project: Supporting us in times of pandemic
CEAR – UNIR-C (Project to support personalized itineraries for autonomy)
South Autism Association – Project: My blue side
Provincial Association of Relatives and Patients with Parkinson’s SC – Project: Restart with strength
CIVITAS – Project: Implementation of a new coexistence methodology in social autonomy activities for people with intellectual disabilities in times of COVID
AFAES – Project: Acquisition of new technologies and protection material for COVID-19
ASPRONTE – Project: Improvement of infrastructures of the Maximiliano Díaz López Occupational Center
Fundación SER – Project: Sport in a Social Habilitation Center for people with disabilities
This new edition, already a benchmark in the Canary Islands, this year joins the different actions carried out by the DISA Foundation in social matters. Firm in its belief of adding energy with reference entities, since the beginning of the pandemic it has worked together with Mojo de Caña, the Red Cross, Aldeas Infantiles and Barrios Orquesstados to fight against the digital divide and with the Telephone of Hope to serve our elders. In addition, and among other agreements, those signed with Together with Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias, the Company Hijas de la Caridad, the Centro Padre Laraña Charitable Association, the Obra Social la Milagrosa, the San Pedro Social Comedor and the Fundación Canaria Flora Acoge, weaving a network of collaborations that provide an economic contribution so that they can continue to carry out their work mainly related to dining services.