Balance sheet for the third year of activity: 288.287 fr. provided for distressed children
The Foundation Mission Bambini Switzerland, founded in January 2015, during 2017 has provided 288.287 fr. with a 30% increase over the amount disbursed in 2016. Below is the detail of all the projects supported during 2017.
Zimbabwe: the new school
The Foundation has contributed to the opening of the Tichakunda Center, built in the previous years with funds of the this same Foundation, The new school in the surrounding of the capital Harare, provides a quality education for 900 children.
Switzerland: Intergenerational park
In Switzerland the Foundation has continued the multi-annual cooperation started in 2016 with the retirement home in Morbio of the San Rocco Foundation. Inside the retirement home Mission Bambini Switzerland supports the “playground” for children 0 - 3 years old and their mothers. A large offer of intergenerational activities is improving the level of learning and welfare of the children and the elderly of the house.
Italy: help for the schools hit by the earthquake
In Italy the Foundation has given a contribution for the construction of the “Children’s Canteen” of Cittareale, a small village in the province of Rieti, only 20 km far from Amatrice severely hit by the earthquake of Augusdt 24th 2016 which has affected Central Italy.
Thanks to this structure the children of the nearby nursery and elementary school can now have their lunch and resume the school activities in the afternoon.
Health: the commitment for children with heart diseases
Finally in 2017 the Foundation has confirmed its commitment to health, supporting the mission of volunteer doctors organized by Mission Bambini in Kenya, Zimbabwe and Romania to save children with heart diseases waiting for an intervention.