Financial support of NGO's and associations.
Financial support and aid to disadvantaged groups and support for refugees by means of transfer of own dwellings.
VAPF Group, as a collaborating partner of ACNUR’s Spanish Committee, in response to the refugee crisis that exists on a worldwide scale, has made, for the third consecutive year, an economic contribution to the "Emergency Response Team: on the front line" programme run by ACNUR, the UN’s refugee Agency.
The programme "Emergency Response Team: En primera línea" is an initiative created to count on caring SMEs, offering support to the UNHCR emergency fund so that its ERT (Emergency Response Team) can carry out a emergency evacuations and attend to refugees’ basic needs, offering them accommodation, nutrition, medical attention, education and legal assistance.
It has been 8 years since the beginning of the war in Syria and 8 million Syrian children are in need of humanitarian aid. In 2018, 1.106 children were murdered within the country, 748 were injured and 806 was forcibly recruited to fight, being almost 10.000 refugee children that remain alone or separated from their families.
In Grupo VAPF we wanted to collaborate financially with UNICEF so that the children in Syria can have a healthy life, a quality education and be protected from all types of abuse or violence.
In the VAPF Group, after a successful first project, carried out in collaboration with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation, that was finalized in September 2018, we are proud to collaborate again with the FVF in a project of CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSES FOR FAMILIES IN NEED.
The project of houses will proceed of the construction of a colony of 23 homes in the village of UNDABANDA, for the people from the most disadvantaged communities, with basic hygienic habitability conditions, incorporating with a space for personal hygiene and latrine.
These properties will be registered in the name of the women in order to empower their role in the society.
VAPF Group has economically collaborated with the Parents Asociation with Children with Cancer of the Valencian Community - ASPANION, by financing a Day of Coexistence aimed to children with cancer and their siblings.
The VAPF Group continues to be a "Company without Borders", which means that we continue to financially support the organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), so that they can continue offering medical-humanitarian assistance to those who need it most.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is a medical-humanitarian action organization that cares for people threatened by armed conflicts, violence, epidemics or forgotten diseases, natural disasters and people excluded from medical attention.
"A poor child is one that is unable to dream" 9-year old girl, Madrid.
In Grupo VAPF we believe that all children should have the chance to receive quality education, access to proper healthcare and be protected against any form of violence.
For this reason, VAPF Group, for the second consecutive year, continues to collaborate economically with the organization SAVE THE CHILDREN, through its "UNIDOS" program, aimed at solidarity companies, which allows us to join efforts to fight against child poverty in Spain.
Fotografía: Anne Sofie Helms - Save the Children
Grupo VAPF has renewed their economic collaboration agreement with the organization payaSOSpital, a non-profit association, which has been brightening the lives of children in hospital in the Community of Valencia since 1999 with regular performances of professional clowns, adapted to each child and coordinated with the healthcare personnel.
VAPF Group has collaborated economically with the Red Cross so that the Teulada Red Cross can purchase a new medicalised ambulance.
This ambulance is fitted for Advanced Life Support and has cost approximately 80.000 Euro, which has been covered thanks to the contributions made by private companies like VAPF Group and by associations, members and volunteers.
At VAPF Group, within our Corporate Social Responsibility programme, we have provided economic collaboration to support the Rohingya people, refugees who arrive in Bangladesh, fleeing from Myanmar (previously Burma), which the UN itself has qualified as "ethnic cleansing".
The season of cyclones and torrential rains is approaching and, at VAPF Group, we wanted to collaborate with UNICEF to provide the Rohingya people with refuge, food, drinking water, sanitation, vaccines and medical attention,all of which are necessary to survive, along with alternative installations and mobile schools, so that the children can keep up with their education and have the chance to play and have some fun, all of which is essential for them to overcome their traumas.
Grupo VAPF has made an economic donation to the NGO Aldeas Intantiles SOS, Princess of Asturias Concord Award 2016, whose principal Mission is to care for children and young people who are in vulnerable situations, promoting their development and autonomy, by means of fostering in protective family environments and strengthening their family, social and community networks.
Grupo VAPF, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme, has initiated an economic collaboration with the Fundación Vicente Ferrer, by participating in their BUILDING HOMES FOR FAMILIES IN NEED project.
The housing project will build a housing complex with 37 homes in the village of Nagaruru, for people in disadvantaged communities, homes with basic hygiene and habitability standards, incorporating a space for a bathroom and toilet.
These properties will be registered in the woman’s name thus empowering their role in society.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Education is the great motor for personal development. Through education, the daughter of a peasantcan become a doctor, the son of a miner can become the mine manger, the descendant of farm labourers can become the presidentof a great nation." Nelson Mandela.
In Grupo VAPF, we believe that all children must have the opportunity to receive quality education, regardless of where they are born, their sex or any other external circumstances. Therefore, Grupo VAPF, within its Corporate Social Responsibility programme, has made an economic collaboration, through the Spanish Committee for UNICEF, to the "Multiply for Childhood" project, thus becoming a collaborating partner in this programme.
Grupo VAPF has made economic donations to Caritas Parroquial Benissa and Caritas Parroquial Benitatxell, undertaking to continue making these contributions annually, to contribute to improving the socio-economic situation of the communities in which it works.
VAPF Group has handed over two properties in Cumbre del Sol development (Benitatxell) to the Network of Refuge Towns and Cities