Tech Spirit Barcelona launches a campaign to buy computers for Casal dels Infants
- Tech Spirit Barcelona will sell t-shirts of the event and will give the all the profits to the NGO Casal dels Infants. The purpose is to guarantee an easier access to quality technology for children, young people and families at risk of social exclusion
- Registrations for Tech Spirit Barcelona are close to 5,000 for the events to be held at Casa Llotja de Mar
Barcelona, February 23, 2020-. Tech Spirit Barcelona, the spontaneous initiative emerged after the cancellation of 4YFN and the Mobile World Congress (MWC), will sell commemorative t-shirts of the event and will donate all profits to renew the computer equipment of Casal dels Infants.
Each shirt will be sold to the public for 5 euros. Tech Spirit Barcelona has already received close to 5,000 attendee registrations.
With this action, Tech Spirit Barcelona wants to contribute to improving the access to technology for more than 7,000 children, young people and families at risk of social exclusion participating in the 55 socio-educational programs carried out by the Casal dels Infants in the neighbourhoods that need it most. “Barcelona Tech City was born from the will of a group of entrepreneurs to give back to the city of Barcelona part of what they have contributed in the development of their businesses. This philosophy is rooted in all the activities of the Association, to get involved and contribute to the technology also as a factor of social cohesion. For this reason, we have been collaborating with Casal dels Infants for some time”, explains Miquel Martí, CEO of Barcelona Tech City.
On the other hand, Casal dels Infants team assures that “this action has an enormous value for the children, young people and families and will be an enormous help to cover a very important need at the moment” and they explain that “the most immediate objective is to purchase 25 new computers” Casal dels Infants has been working since 1983 for the equal opportunities of children and young people at risk of social exclusion in Barcelona (El Raval), Badalona, Sant Adrià de Besòs (Besòs – La Mina), Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Salt and Morocco.
Tech Spirit Barcelona, which will take place from February 23 to 27, is intended for entrepreneurs, investors, companies, students and organizations linked to the entrepreneurial sector. Tech Spirit Barcelona will have its central stage at Casa Llotja de Mar of the City’s Chamber of Commerce, where more than 45 activities will be held between Tuesday and Thursday, and there are more than 100 events scheduled throughout the city.