The pandemic in which we are immersed has prevented us, both this year and last year, from holding all the events that we normally organise to collaborate with our Balms Foundation for Children: golf tournaments, charity dinners, paddle tennis championships, etc.
Earth Day is one of the most beautiful and ecological expressions we have. On this day is when somehow everyone becomes aware that we have to celebrate and take care of the planet. It is a date as a reminder that we all have to do our part to keep the planet going.
Hospital Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en Ngandanjika
Monkole Hospital is preparing to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. It is the reference centre of half a million inhabitants. It has 100 beds, six respirators (“in hospitals in the city centre there are three or four,” says Candelas Varela, director of her nursing school), and water
The 2020 academic year began at the Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Parish School in Jicamarca, but given the current situation, the students have been sent home and the centre suspended its teaching activity following the preventive measures ordered by the Peruvian Government.
In the situation we are experiencing worldwide, we want to transmit a small ray of joy and illusion. From the Balms Foundation for Children, we started the “Fulfilling dreams” program that aims to improve the living conditions of Colombian families through the collaboration of our partners.
One of the important events of August at Casa de Valores, the program to support children and young people of Ciudad Bolívar in Bogotá was the second one that was held as the closing event of the second four-month period, closing the activities of dances, crafts and sports.
On Saturday 29th of June, we celebrated our XXIV Balms Foundation for Children's Golf Tournament at Finca Cortesín, whose goal is to protect the most disadvantaged children in the world. We carry out this work through our foster homes and projects so that they can opt for a more just future in countries such as Colombia, Peru, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Dominican Republic.