The AnimArte project, which takes place in thehas received the award for Youth Empowerment in Secondary and Baccalaureate that grants the Princess of Girona Foundation within the framework of the Service-Learning Awards organized by the National Service-Learning Network and the Edebe Foundation.
a young woman diagnosed with a lymphoma when the Secondary Education. Her classmates and teachers decided to accompany her six years ago and started something that changed her life.
That is why they started with actions to spread the, participated in campaigns and accompanied other children fighting the same disease. “The friends heal too», they say. The teacher Martha Ruiz Velasco is in charge of the project.
For them, adding their “strengths and talents” can help “achieve big things», because «what is done with love grows and transcends». So much so, that AnimArte continues with her work to do with others the same thing they did with her partner.
They have collaborated with Pequeño Deseo, Unoentrecienmil, Juegaterapia and the Josep Carreras Foundation, among other institutions, and have an emblem, the ‘superlayer‘, symbolizing the power of their work and the help they can provide..
It is also the title of a story illustrated by Silvia Cañete that is sold to help research into a specific type of cancer. It is not the first award for this project, which has the Simo Education 221 for the Best Emotional Education Experience, the 221 Educational Excellence Award for the Best Childhood Cancer Awareness Program and the Social Impact Mention at the 221 Espiral Awards.