about us | newsletter | contact | archive | members area
Ilinca Paun, Colliers International
"Romania has become one of the prime locations for IT or BPO/SSC companies to set up sho»
  News:      POLITICS   |   ECONOMICS   |   ENERGY   |   INVESTMENTS   |   APPOINTMENTS   |   GREEN   |   INFRASTRUCTURE   |   REAL ESTATE   |   AGRIBUSINESS   |   DRIVING   |   CITY LIFE   |   EVENTS   |

FAN Courier foundation launched the Light for Romania project

Several needy families, including 16 children from Ursita village in Iasi County benefit today of electricity brought to their homes with the help of FAN Courier foundation and Free Miorita Association, through the "Light for Romania" project.

2017-06-19 11:54:41


This is the first major social project of community interest in which FAN Courier, the leader of the local courier industry for over 10 years, is actively involved. The FAN Courier Foundation, in partnership with the largest local courier company, founded by Felix Patrascanu, Adrian Mihai and Neculai Mihai, started its official activity and wants to get actively involved in social-economic community projects of national interest.

The main directions of interest and action for the foundation aim at enhancing the living standards of Romanians, increasing the access to education of children and young people from disadvantaged families and to improve level of health of Romanians with the help of sport.

"Ursita project is part of a programme that will bring light into the homes of over 160 people, of which 100 are children," said Magda Cristescu, executive director of the FAN Courier foundation. "Together with Free Miorita, we will install solar panels in 25 homes from disadvantaged localities located in the counties of Botosani, Teleorman, Iasi, Hunedoara, Vaslui, Brasov, Bistrita-Nasaud, Salaj."

Adrian Mihai, one of FAN Courier's founders and shareholders, said that this project was a natural step in the life of the company, now counting over 5,500 employees: "For more than 20 years, we have travelled through Romania, interacting with hundreds of thousands of people every year, observing their needs, seeing a society divided primarily by differences in living standards, access to public utilities," he added. "In the digital revolution, there are still tens of thousands of households in Romania that do not have electricity, which is a major handicap in their social and economic development. These people are denied a right and the chance for a better life, which is a social inequity. We think this is the way we can do more for society. It′s a small step but it′s just the first."

The FAN Courier Foundation intends to be self-financed, by attracting funds from external sources, not as an extension of FAN Courier company. They are in talks with several companies, potential project supporters who want to have a contribution for Romania's social development.



COMMENTS
There are 0 comments:

 
ADD A COMMENT
 
Name
Email
Comment
Validation Code
   
 
 

0 Comments  |  688 Views
Daily Info
Business Lease posts four million Euro turnover in the first semester of 2017

Business Lease, international company providing complete mobility solutions through Operational Leasing, Car Fleet Management and Rental in Romania, closes its first semester ...

DB Global Technology launches training program for Romanian software specialists

DB Global Technology, Deutsche Bank's technology center in Bucharest, launches DB Tech School, a training program for software specialists who are at the beginning of their ca...

EU bank supports expansion of Regina Maria private healthcare network in Romania

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 15 million Euro to support the expansion of a private healthcare network in Romania, a press release shows. This agreement is bac...

Coaching - a journey one must never underestimate

If you are passionate about your work and you welcome challenges, but your company does not offer you any opportunities to grow, then you know it's time for a change The year...

Orange Romania: Two decades of growing innovation and leading the digital transformation

Interview with Liudmila Climoc, CEO, Orange Romania

 
 
   
advertising

advertising

advertising

advertising

More on News
Sorin Grindeanu hails the support for CVM lifting before 2019

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu met at Victoria Palace with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. The meeting was also attended by the Public Finance Minist...

PM Sorin Grindeanu: 5.7 per cent economic growth - confirmation that the measures taken by the Government are the right

The 5.7 percent economic growth registered in the first quarter of 2017, as compared to the first quarter of 2016, an evolution which exceeds the expectations of analysts a...

President Iohannis to hold political consultation to designate future PM

Parliamentary parties are invited today to the Cotroceni Presidential Palace for consultations with President Klaus Iohannis over the designation of the future prime minist...

EU bank supports expansion of Regina Maria private healthcare network in Romania

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 15 million Euro to support the expansion of a private healthcare network in Romania, a press release shows. This agreement is ...

EBRD launches energy efficiency framework for Romanian households

Supporting Romanian households to save energy and money, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching a 100 million Euro Green Economy Financing...

Fondul Proprietatea urges President Iohannis not to promulgate the Ports Law

Fondul Proprietatea has sent a letter to President Klaus Iohannis outlining several reasons that constitute, in the Fund's view, a strong basis for the non-promulgation of ...

Business Lease posts four million Euro turnover in the first semester of 2017

Business Lease, international company providing complete mobility solutions through Operational Leasing, Car Fleet Management and Rental in Romania, closes its first semest...