Vera City Council and Obra Social "La Caixa", united by youth awareness on disability

The formal ceremony took place in the boardroom of the consistory veratense, Where was attended by the Mayor of Vera, Felix Lopez, the councilors of Social Welfare, Yolanda Torres and Youth, Isabel Belmonte and the Director of the Office La Caixa de Vera, Timothy Ramos Cubero.

Youth activity arises from the Department of Social Welfare and, given the need to sensitize young people on disability through activities that lead them to relate to people who have some social vulnerability and including reaching an exchange of values, attitudes, knowledge and experience.

As he commented the mayor of Social Welfare, Yolanda Torres "We want to launch a project that focuses on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the field of sport and leisure, enhancing self-esteem and self-confidence of a fragile population considered ".

For its part the Councilor for Youth, Isabel Belmonte, He stressed that "with this conference we intend to promote the interrelationship between these youths in the area, They will participate as well as Vera, Cuevas boys, Pulpí and Antas. We hope that links between people who are part of the project and endure over time are created. "

Timothy Ramos, He explained that "support for this project amounting to 5,000 € for two years, It falls within the lines of decentralized support of the Social Work La Caixa. It is critical for our organization to collaborate with associations and local institutions such as the City of Vera or Asoprodalba to come also helping for some time, in activities that encourage volunteering, especially when they are addressing people with disabilities or elderly ".

Mayor, has thanked the Director of the Caixa their participation in the project, "Because cooperation with the private sector in such social projects promoted by municipal institutions are essential to ensure a welfare state, social cohesion and equality ".


The activity will take place 27 June on the beach in Puerto Rey, classified as accessible point for people with disabilities.

During the day sports activities will be held and leisure soccer, kayak, volley, gymkana, aerobic, TRX and a mock first aid have been scheduled for an entire morning and aimed at achieving greater well-being among participants, with monitors that help the development and control of this coexistence.

At the end participants will enjoy a picnic by the sea, enjoying the beaches of the municipality. They may also venture into the sea as it will suitable material such as amphibious chairs and other elements of bathroom accessibility.


The beneficiaries of this day together will be those who are in associations and disability centers located in terms of Cuevas, Pulpi, Antas and Vera (Northern lift almeriense).

a period of enrollment for those young people who volunteer to be part of this journey will be established to reach the target set: creating links to enhance self-esteem and promote active participation of both young and people with disabilities in all areas.

Le age for these young volunteers will be between 16 and 30 years and must belong to some of the contributors municipalities.

Young people who want to participate must register at the Casa de la Cultura, Youth and Children Vera "Bayra" calling 950393140 or by writing to email from 1 from May to June 20of 2018.