The director general of Persons and Valuation of IMAS and the Mayor of Totana visit the offices of the association to see first hand the projects carried out in the municipality
More than 2,000 children, youth and people with problems of social and labor benefits from actions taken by the Collective for Social Promotion "The Candle" in the town of Totana which are financed by the municipality and the Ministry of Social Policy.
Throughout the morning the CEO of B & Assessments IMAS, John Brown, along with the Mayor of Totana, José Martínez Andreo, and the councilman of Social Welfare, Juan Carrion, and representatives of the Collective have visited The Candle facilities organization and the projects currently being carried out.
Specifically, visited the training workshops carried out under Gelem-Gelem project for the rehabilitation of social housing and action in the Labor Project "A step towards the employability" through which people shape fewer social resources and labor.
The councilman of Social Welfare thanked all members of the Candil the good work carried out by the association, since they are very important projects for the achievement of objectives in the employability of people most in need of the municipality .
For his part, Director General of Pensions and rating IMAS, recalled that thanks to funding municipal and regional basic training is guaranteed to the most disadvantaged and sought to integrate these people through training in practices carried out with companies in Totana.
It has also indicated that thanks to the special sensitivity of the Consistory to these groups for many years has ensured that many people to improve their employment situation, social and family life.
Totana Mayor stated that through these projects has drawn a map of the needs of the disadvantaged, and also have launched these projects promoted by the hand of the Candle "which has a very good cast professionals. "
Thus, as stated by Martínez Andreo, through the focus on comprehensive policies in pursuit of improving the social quality of the residents of Totana, it meets the real needs of these groups.
He has also pointed out that thanks to the neighborhood revitalization project undertaken by the program and the educational Edutec, funded entirely by the city, you get more than 400 children each month to enjoy recreational and educational activities in area.