Fundación Iberdrola España, along with Save the Children and the City Council of Illescas, inaugurates the PROGRAMA INSPIRA

Fundación Iberdrola España, along with Save the Children and the City Council of Illescas, inaugurates the PROGRAMA INSPIRA

  • This initiative seeks to re-engage young people from the municipality of Illescas between the ages of 16 and 30 at risk of social exclusion in the educational environment.
  • The program will be developed at the Save the Children’s Center for Family and Teenage Care (CDAFA) in Illescas and at the Centro de Creación Joven of the Illescas City Council.

Illescas, Toledo. Last Wednesday, November 10th, Fundación Iberdrola España inaugurated the Programa inspira at the Iberdrola Campus in San Agustín de Guadalix. A social and labor insertion program aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 30 at risk of social exclusion and vulnerability. One of the main objectives of the program is to contribute to the incorporation of this group into the labor market, reinforcing their initial academic and complementary training, and motivating both young people and their families to redirect towards a theoretical and practical training in the energy sector, a sector that is currently in continuous growth and has a high demand for work.

This morning in Illescas, the program was officially inaugurated, with the presence of the Mayor of Illescas, Jose Manuel Tofiño; the CEO of Save the Children, Andrés Conde; the President of Fundación Iberdrola España, Fernando García and the Director of Fundación Iberdrola España, Ramón Castresana. The inauguration took place at the Centro de Creación Joven in Illescas, where the practical part of the Programa inspira is being carried out.

The program has a duration of 11 weeks and will cover several modules related to the Green Economy, such as Energy Efficiency, Domotics, Electric Vehicle, Assembly and maintenance of photovoltaic installations, and Reforestation Techniques, among other teachings. Some of the entities in charge of teaching this content, in addition to Iberdrola, will be: Save the Children, Fundación Tomillo, Reforesta or Fundación GFM Renovables.

In his speech, Jose Manuel Tofiño, the Mayor of Illescas, stressed that he is satisfied and proud that what began as a challenge is being carried out in a responsible way, and that this program supported and promoted by Iberdrola is the most important that has been carried out for young people at risk of exclusion in Illescas.

For his part, Ramón Castresana, the director of Fundación Iberdrola España, adds that Iberdrola is going to do its utmost to ensure that this program goes ahead, in addition to needing the commitment of all the young people who participate in it in order to fulfill its objective and find an opportunity in the working world.

Fundación Iberdrola España

Since its creation, Iberdrola has been committed to the energy, cultural, educational, and social development of the communities in which it operated. In this regard, Fundación Iberdrola España represents a further step in this commitment by promoting initiatives that contribute to improving people’s quality of life.

It is also part of Iberdrola’s commitment to excellence in training. Fundación Iberdrola collaborates with scholarship programs of various institutions such as the Fulbright Comission, which each year calls for Iberdrola-Fullbright scholarships; Fundación Carolina, which has a program for Mexican and Brazilian students; and the restoration workshops of the Museo Nacional del Prado and the Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, which allow future specialists to complete their training in the conservation and restoration programs of these institutions.