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COVID-19 crisis: Obra Social “la Caixa” donates € 3,700 for emergency aid and to combat the educational gap

Obra Social “la Caixa”, through its decentralized program of donations to combat the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, has given € 3,700 to the Coop. Jovent to cover emergency aid and to combat the educational gap, two needs that have increased significantly as a result of this crisis. On the one hand, with this donation the entity will be able to improve the quality and quantity of products that are distributed in its Food Bank program, an action that in the first month of the pandemic has already received 30% more demands. In addition to allowing food to reach more people, the aid will enable the purchase of fresh food and basic hygiene products.

On the other hand, part of the budget will be dedicated to the purchase of 15 tablets that will be temporarily transferred to families who need to have terminals so that children and young people can carry out their academic activities. The tablets will also allow to carry out in favorable conditions all the school reinforcement and psychosocial support that Coop. Jovent develops with these families through the CaixaProinfancia program.