Buenos Aires, July 2011. – Since its early beginnings, Hexacta has been committed to various corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, granting resources and more than 1600 hours per-year of its staff to carry them out.
Hexacta’s corporate social responsibility programs group all the actions taken in order to improve the quality of life of the community in which Hexacta operates as well as to contribute to social equity and environmental awareness.
The engine of these programs are Hexacta’s people, since the staff volunteers either to be part in the development of the projects that fulfill specific needs of non-profit organizations (NPO), or to become a member of the committee that assesses the scope and impact of the different projects.
Despite the difficult global economic situation, in 2011 the company decided to continue and expand the program. These are the projects that had been carried out with budget and staff time during the present fiscal year:
El Hornerito meal center
This NPO, located in the Ezeiza County in Buenos Aires province, provides food to 150 children in need. This meal center works thanks to the solidarity of volunteers and companies that support their daily operations. Hexacta helped by providing financial aid to improve their kitchen facilities.
Hogar del Peregrino
This institution is run by the Pequeñas Hermanas Misioneras de la Caridad Obra Don Orione in the city of Bahia Blanca. Their main purpose is to take care of senior citizens and homeless children. Hexacta helped with the purchase of a patient-lift.
APANA is an organization dedicated to promoting social inclusion for physically or mentally impaired people. The pasta-making workshop allows attendees to learn how to manufacture and packing fresh pasta. Hexacta granted financial support to this project.
Hellen Keller School
Hellen Keller School was founded in 1962 and it’s the only school for blind and partially-sighted children in the province of Entre Rios. The main purpose of this school is to provide training and reintegration for its students. Hexacta purchased a Braille typewriter.
CANEA is an institution that helps children with special needs. It is located in the city of Santa Fe. They have a daily meal service and cooking workshops for children. Hexacta helped with the purchase of a commercial refrigerator.
Unidad de Gestión Educativa Experimental Nº 1 School
This high-school offers different courses to their students, including computer science. Hexacta provided computers for their laboratories facilities.
Union Club Volunteers Network Playroom
This is a non-profit network of volunteers that seeks to transform social reality through the coordination of various enterprises. One of these involves the Union Club, which attends about 30 boys with an average age ranging from 1 to 13 years old. These children come from low-income families. Hexacta helped in buying toys and some playroom furniture.
This NPO works with families living in extreme poverty in urban settlements. Its main goal is to improve these families’ quality of life by building transitional homes through a collaborative effort. Volunteers from Hexacta’s staff worked together with one family in the construction of their home, which costs are covered by the company.
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