21
Nov

VENTURE DAY MADRID, NOVEMBER 29TH 2017

Escrito el 21 noviembre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

21
Nov

Agenda IE Venture Network Weeklies, November 23rd 2017

Escrito el 21 noviembre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

15
Nov

Agenda IE Venture Network Weeklies, November 16th 2017

Escrito el 15 noviembre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

14
Nov

Adopta Un Abuelo

Escrito el 14 noviembre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

The whole IE team and their Abuelas

Adopta Un Abuelo is an NGO that whose goal is to have an intergenerational exchange of experiences. It sets up visit from young volunteers to Abuelos in care homes all over Spain who are missing company and love. Adopta Un Abuelo started in 2014, when Alberto, met Bernardo, who was living in the same residence as his grandfather but instead of him, he was a widow and had no children, therefore Alberto Adopted him as his grandfather. Today, they have over 4,900 applications from young people who want to Adopt an Abuelo.

On October 30, Adopta un Abuelo open a new program, this year they are opening in 20 cities, but this program was something else. Fourteen undergraduate students from IE University from 11 different nationalities are confirming this new program. By teams of two, students paired up to each Adopt an Abuelo or Abuela. It is amazing how they all get along and how the chemistry flow even when nationality, culture, and age vary so widely. What Adopta Un Abuelo does is: unite like never before.

On an opening day, the students mentioned what brought them and what were their motivations. What came up afterward was admirable. Students have very high altruistic values, a high sense of compromise, a big heart, and a will to change someone´s life. On the other hand, the Abuelos, who were elegant and enthusiast to meet their new Adopted Grandchildren were delighted and wondered when they saw that young students from all over the world are willing to volunteer and Adopt them.

“Mi Abuela, Manuela, gave me an advice I will never forget: I traveled a lot, so travel as much as you can while you can” -Miguel, 21, from Mexico.

What started on October 30, we believe is something big!

 

Isabella from USA and Jimena from Germany, with they Abuela

Malak, from Egipt and Alessandra from Italy with their Abuela, meeting her for the first time

31
Oct

Agenda IE Venture Network Weeklies, November 2nd 2017

Escrito el 31 octubre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

24
Oct

Agenda IE Venture Network Weeklies, October 26th 2017

Escrito el 24 octubre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

17
Oct

Agenda IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid, October 19th 2017

Escrito el 17 octubre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

17
Oct

APPLY TO VENTURE DAY MADRID!

Escrito el 17 octubre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

26
Sep

Agenda Venture Network Weeklies, September 28th 2017

Escrito el 26 septiembre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

19
Sep

Agenda IE Venture Network Weeklies, September 21st 2017

Escrito el 19 septiembre 2017 por entrepreneurship en emprender

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