Santo Domingo. As a way to support social initiatives which impact Dominican society, the Banco del Progreso donated resources for children to five social institutions located strategically nationwide, thus impacting childhood in the DR positively through education. This action forms part of the Progreso corporate social responsibility plan towards betterments in its social surroundings.
The beneficiary entities were the Hogar Virgen de Lourdes, a shelter for orphans and abandoned children located in Salcedo; the Centro Educativo Nazaret, which promotes a school teaching the poor children of the Verón community. Also the Villa Esperanza Shelter of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart, in Azua; which supports children through education and nourishment of orphaned children and of scarce means.
Also Futuro Posible, an entity hosting different projects in Santiago as well as Santo Domingo and works in favor of children living in foster homes and orphanages, offering them health and education facilities. Likewise the Hogar de Ninas de Dios, which sponsors aid in nourishment and education for orphans and abused children in Santiago.
María Isabel Grullón, VP of Communication and Corporate Affairs, assured this gesture by Banco del Progreso is a sustained sample of their drive for social causes which have an important impact in the most vulnerable population segment, children.
About Banco del Progreso:
Banco del Progreso is a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.
The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.
Source: Listin Diario