“La Caixa” Welfare Projects collaborates with the Foundation in the dissemination of science and technology among children

Published in 15 de March de 2018

The entity supports the project to create a space for children in the Museum of Technology aimed at children in Infant Education and the family audience.

This collaboration is part of the actions of Obra Social that directly drives CaixaBank’s financial network in Central Catalonia to respond to the needs of its immediate environment.

The director of the Business Area of ​​CaixaBank in Manresa, Beatriu Dorado, and the vice president of the Fundació Aigües de Manresa – Junta de la Sèquia, Josep Alabern, today announced the collaboration of the ‘La Caixa’ Welfare Projects for the creation of a children’s corner at the Manresa Museum of Technology.

The objective of this space, which will be called Technique 3_6, will be to bring the technique to the younger children by making it easier for them to have fun asking questions about how things work, reflect and solve challenges. Children, accompanied by an adult, will have access to different proposals with content of a technical and technological nature of free choice. The children’s corner will be devoted to the family audience during the weekend (children up to 6 years old accompanied by a relative) and children’s education students, during the week.

The collaboration of “la Caixa” Welfare Projects will allow starting with three activities: the experimental panels, the transmission of movement and the midpoint arch and the vault of cannon.

The objective of the Fundació Aigües de Manresa-Junta de la Sèquia is that the new corner of the children of the Museum of Technology become a reference space not only in the city but also in Central Catalonia.

“La Caixa” Welfare Projects has allocated an aid of € 5.000 to this collaboration, which is part of the actions directly promoted by CaixaBank’s financial network in Manresa to respond to the needs of its surroundings more immediate

Through these initiatives, and thanks to the confidence deposited by CaixaBank’s customers in the entity, the Welfare Project makes clear its commitment to Central Catalonia.

Welfare Projects: 510 million budget

The commitment of “la Caixa” Welfare Projects with the needs of the company in which it carries out its financial activity and with the welfare of people, one of its most defining features since its birth in 1904, continues to be More effective than ever. The entity works with an unavoidable goal: to contribute to the construction of a better and fairer society, giving opportunities to people who need it most.

In accordance with these principles and objectives, the entity maintains in 2018 the same desire to consolidate and intensify the work of the Welfare Project. This translates into an increase in its budget to reach 520 million euros, compared to 510 the previous year. The investment focuses primarily on the development of social programs with a transformative vocation. The fight against child poverty, the promotion of employment among vulnerable groups, the active and healthy aging of the elderly and the care of people with advanced diseases continue to be the priority lines of work. The commitment to research and knowledge, as well as support for culture, are also signs of identity of the institution.