FUNO Foundation is looking for initiatives that boost the communities in which we operate, also supporting education, local employment and/or environmental conservation. Winning projects will receivemay receive funding for their implementation.
Convocation terms and registry will be available from September 2nd to September 10th 2022. For more information send us an email to fundación@fibrauno.mx.
Project name: Nadie lucha solo.
Amount donated: $ 3,626,948.11
Foundation: Fundación Aitana A.C.
Sponsoring property: La Isla II Cancún.
Beneficiaries: 300 directos y 100 indirectos.
Description: Fundación Aitana, located in the Pedregal neighborhood in Cancun, Quintana Roo; provides a shelter equipped with playroom, special areas for teens and toddlers, diner, bedrooms and school. This shelter provides support to children and youth fighting cancer who are not able to attend other schools due to medical conditions, or require lodging while receiving medical care and are out of their community.
This project consisted in the construction of a classroom for 28 students, in which English and Computer Science lessons, and tutorships are given. Furthermore, a third floor was built to offer lodging for more people, an indoor court and a stage for sports and cultural events.
Additionally, the complex has been equipped with solar panels to provide energy for their lighting needs.
Project name: Sustentando el futuro.
Amount donated: $ 5,000,000.00
Foundation: Unidos por la Montaña A.C.
Sponsoring property: Corporativo Samara.
Description: This project consists of carrying out strategic actions that will have a positive impact on health, food, income, environment, social cohesion, basic services, infrastructure, housing and education of the communities located on Puma Rosa, El Limón and Zapote Blanco; located in the mountains of Guerrero.
The starting point of all actions has been training and sensibilization of locals on the elaboration of stabilized adobe bricks and encouragement of community work to generate social cohesion within the communities.
During the development of these works, tmembers of the communities received equivalent working conditions compared to construction workers. A vermicomposter was built and an extension of t an existing roof were built, and 35 backyard agroecological orchards were developed.
A house for rural teachers was renovated, 48 kitchens equipped with wood-saving stoves were built, reforestation within those communities happened, 13 homes were renewed and a preschool was built.
Project name: Wastewater treatment plant for irrigation
Amount donated: $ 1,305,255.00
Foundation: Jardín Botánico de Acapulco A.C.
Sponsoring property: Galerías Diana, Acapulco.
Description: The botanical garden of Acapulco borders with the Cumbres de Llano Largo neighborhood, a community that covers an area of approximately 67 hectares, in which 756 housing units are located and pour their sewage through the “open sky” rwaterbed, which crosses the garden’s facilities and finally flows into the sea.
The project’s main objective was the usage and and proper treatment of wastewater, resulting in more than just a garden irrigation system, but also brought benefits for Acapulco’s community, since it prevents these contaminated waters from reaching the bay.
The above happened through the installation of a Wastewater Treatment Plant whose energy is supplied by solar panels that were installed.
Project name: Sanando mi piel quemada.
Amount donated: $1,311,000.00 pesos.
Description: Their mission is to bring proper help, free of any charges, to children in low-income environments of Veracruz and surrounding localities that suffered severe burns.
Project name: Attention protocol for children and teenagers that have survived serious violence situations
Amount donated: $3,664,788.00 pesos.
Beneficiaries: 45 monthly survivors.
Description: Non-governmental organization that works with children and teenagers that have been exposed to situations of trauma related to violence in Mexico. It brings comprehensive care, considering health (mental and physical), accompaniment, and legal representation.
Project name: Operating room, emergency room and other hospital areas remodeling
Amount donated: $4,671,000.00 pesos.
Beneficiaries: 106,300 local residents.
Description: Private aid humanitarian institution, which belongs of the international Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, dedicated to preserving health and life, and relieving human suffering, encouraging selfcare culture in people and communities through volunteering.
This project’s objective was to bring adequate infrastructure to aid emergency and ill patients in a proper, dignifying and immediate way; without needing to transfer them to other hospitals.
Project name: Water reservoir in Tarango.
Amount donated: $2,590,340.00 pesos.
Beneficiaries: 110,000 local residents.
Description: Institution dedicated to drive actions that create a balance between environment, people and economy through the design and implementation of strategies focused on regenerative development to achieve successful sustainability.
The objective of this project is the construction of the first water reservoir project in Tarango. It will have a storage capacity of 580,000 liters from rain and wastewater from Rio Puerta Grande, to be used during season of warm and cold drought.