This programme benefits the inhabitants of Cuauhtémoc Borough with few economic resources. The Cuauhtémoc Borough forms part of Mexico City and has more than 530,000 inhabitants with a floating population of 4,500,000 people.
The objectives of this programme are:
- Benefit the inhabitants of Cuauhtémoc.
- Carry out technical training..
- Increase job opportunities.
- Generate income through the business itself.
- Promote gender equality.
In total, the benefits of the program are: 2 natural gas technician training courses, 3 women lead training courses, 3 GEW technicians training courses (Gas, Electricity and Water), 1 social incubator, 1,600 people trained since 2008 and 8 cities where the program has been applied (Mexico City, San Luis Potosí, Monterrey, Toluca, Nuevo Laredo, Celaya, Saltillo, León).
The idea was to equip schools in the distribution areas that Gas Natural Fenosa México operates in.
This programme aims to contribute to raising the educational level and provide children in Mexico with the same opportunities by incorporating the benefits of computers and the internet in primary and secondary education across the country.
UNETE has a management model based on creating connections between the private initiative and the Ministry of Public Education to provide computers and educational technology to primary schools with fewer resources.
Each classroom in public schools with over 500 students will be provided with:
- 15 computers, a printer and a scanner
- Internet connection for a year
- Helpdesk and collateral management
- Preventative management for 5 years
- Technical educational advice
- Addition of four teachers to the staff
- Educational CD’s
- Inauguration and plaque acknowledging the donor inside the classroom
Since 2006, the program has collected the following achievements: 6,454 students, 9 schools, 140 computer equipment as a donation and 8 states of the Mexican Republic benefited.
It will be exhibited in the Industrial Club for three weeks and will then start its tour of different cities across Mexico.
The Gas Museum travelling exhibitions have been organised in different places across Spain, but this is the first time they have crossed the Atlantic.