BBVA is firmly committed to education as leverage for social inclusion. In South America and Mexico the Niños Adelante (Forward, children) program of scholarships for social integration is noteworthy. The aim of this program is to contribute to the social integration of children from underprivileged families in Latin America through support for primary and secondary education. In addition, since 1993 BBVA has been organizing and sponsoring the Ruta Quetzal BBVA, which is an initiative declared to be of cultural interest by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). In Spain, it sponsors the Teacher Action Prize, together with the Fundación de Ayuda contra la Drogadicción (Foundation of Aid against Drug Addiction or FAD) and UNESCO, in order to disseminate the relevant experience and educational projects that promote and develop teachers in educational centers around the country.
BBVA Bancomer Foundation and the Monterrey Institute of Technology, Campus Puebla, presented the digital edition of “Social Synapsis: Scientific Journal on Sustainability”, a twice-yearly journal uses awareness-raising articles to stimulate the development of entrepreneurship and the creation of public policies that encourage a reduction in poverty.
For the 55th edition of the National Association of Advertisers (ANDA) awards, the BBVA Foundation’s «Programa Papagayo» received the ANDA Award.
The awards ceremony for the 6th Premios Educación y Libertad (Education and Liberty Awards) was held on Friday November 8, organized by the Fundación Europea Educación y Libertad.
By Nathaly Romero, Corporate Responsibility at BBVA Provincial The BBVA Provincial Foundation and Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB) have signed an agreement to create the BBVA Provincial Foundation Professorship of Entrepreneurship, geared toward training and providing skills to boost citizens’ entrepreneurial skills,… Continue reading BBVA Provincial Foundation Professorship of Entrepreneurship »
Within the framework of the 8th International Seminar on Best Practices in CSR 2013, the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI) honored the BBVA Bancomer Foundation in the category “Business Foundation” for its support for education, culture, and social enterprise.
By Laura Hernández, Responsible for the early childhood projects at OIS. A documentary entitled “Learning to educate small children” was launched as part of the 23rd Ibero-American Conference on Education, held on September 12th, 2013, in Panama City. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTQCdKUZiVs#t=11 The documentary follows a… Continue reading The ‘Learning to educate small children’ documentary is launched »
BBVA Bancomer Foundation and the Secretariat for Public Education (SEP) are celebrating ten years of partnering to provide scholarships to excellent students across the country. The students are winners of the Children’s Knowledge Olympics, to whom the Federal Government and BBVA Bancomer provide 3 years of financial support during their secondary school education, provided that the students maintain an average score in their school grades of 8.5 or 9.
Last 8 de August a new Grants Center was opened at the San José Obrero school in Comodoro Rivadavia, where BBVA Francés, together with the Obra del Padre Juan Corti Foundation in the San Martín neighborhood, presented the first 25 integration grants to young people from the city.
Her Majesty the Queen has presided over the ratification of the collaboration agreement between BBVA and the Foundation for Aid against Drug Addiction (FAD). The signatories were the BBVA chairman, Francisco González; and the chairman of the FAD, Jose Angel Sánchez Asiaín.… Continue reading H. M. the Queen presides over the ratification of the collaboration agreement between BBVA and the FAD in support of Spanish teachers »