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Banco Macro and Fundación Educando award diplomas of the “Educando Sedes” Program in San Pedro, Jujuy

Fundación Educando and Fundación Banco Macro award diplomas of the "Educando Sedes" Program in San Pedro, Jujuy

San Pedro, December 9, 2015. Fundación Educando and Banco Macro announce the award of diplomas to participants to the series of senior citizen free-training programs held in the districts of San Pedro, Perico and La Mendieta. The diploma award event shall be held on December 21st and 22nd in the referred districts.

In the period encompassed between August and December 2015 , 60 bimonthly free-training programs were held. To conduct the project "Educando Sedes", a mobile unit with 20 notebooks was provided to the school Colegio Jesús Maestro. The school provided its IT room where computer courses and basic PC tools classes shall be held.

Participants in the training programs will be awarded their diplomas at the events to be held at La Mendieta on December 22nd at 10:00 am at the Pensioner Center of the City; at Perico on December 21st at 6:00 pm at Parroquia San José and at San Pedro on Tuesday December 21st at 10:00 am at Centro de la Asociación Mutua de Obreros del Ramal.

In this edition, Banco Macro has incorporated a new financial education module, based on the new portal , the first personal and family economy web portal in Argentina that provides an integral base of education contents on economy and banking.

The project "Educando Sedes" is held in the district in view of the excellent results obtained in the course Aula Móvil (Mobile Classes) during 2013 and the trainings conducted in the school Jesús Maestro in 2014.

From 2012, Fundación Educando and Banco Macro have joined in an alliance that has provided computer literacy to more than 4,000 senior citizens in the region.

Banco Macro promotes this training program in the frame of its corporate responsibility policy. This program intends to foster technology as a tool of development, inclusion and improvement of life quality of people and communities in the areas where Banco Macro is present.

Fundación Educando

Fundación Educando is non-profit organization that has been involved for more than 14 years in the field of non formal education, for the purpose of cooperating with the development of low-income areas throughout Argentina. Thanks to its constant work Fundación will be active in 19 provinces in Argentina, through 164 branches where education courses will be held. Fundación has already trained more than 63,000 people. Its courses offer development and personal growth chances to foster social inclusion and job opportunities for the young and senior citizens by affording training in new technologies, languages, crafts and trade, art, health and gender concerns.

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Fundación Banco Macro

Fundación Banco Macro fosters growth in the regions and the enhancement of culture. It works in the promotion of the values of solidarity, fairness and equity in Argentina. In the frame of its program "Saber para Ser" (Knowledge to Be), related to the field of Education, Fundación Banco Macro’s goal is to promote banking and digital literacy, trying to foster, through on going education courses, an improvement in the life quality and development of the population.

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