acciona.org (previously ACCIONA Microenergia Foundation) offers a unique opportunity for the employees of ACCIONA to learn first hand the reality of our world and participate in the projects developed by acciona.org (previously ACCIONA Microenergia Foundation) in the region of Cajamarca, Peru, and Oaxaca, Mexico. More than 150 corporate volunteers of ACCIONA have dedicated in an altruistic way their time, knowledge and experience to make possible the initiatives of cooperation for development and fight against poverty in isolated rural areas of Peru and Mexico.
In the sixth editions of the campaign Shall We donate?", ACCIONA employees have donated a total of more than 20 tons of food, about 400 boxes of toys and has enjoyed the participation of more than 400 volunteers. ACCIONA made a donation equal to the amount donated by the employees.
In 2017, 17 volunteers from ACCIONA took part in the Coach project, an initiative led by the Exit Foundation, whose aim is to improve the employability of young people at risk of social exclusion aged 16 to 19, by means of coaching and mentoring activities.
For the fith consecutive year, 47 volunteer mentors from ACCIONA have taken part in the Apadrinando el Talento (Sponsoring Talent) and "Rescatadores de Talento" (Rescuers of Talent) projects. The aim is to improve the employability of young people with higher qualifications originating from difficult environments to guarantee equal opportunities in access to the employment market through a series of mentoring sessions.
A total of 67 volunteers explained their occupation to girls between 12 and 14 years old with the aim of promoting gender equality.
For the first time, 20 volunteers took part in the Integra Foundation's "Escuela de Fortalecimiento" (School of Strengthening), leading training workshops that will improve the employability of people at risk of social exclusion.