This week we celebrate the anniversary of two very important dates for us: 1 year of the inauguration of the first Optique Solidaire in Ziguinchor (Senegal), and 1 year of the collaboration with the NGO Open Arms.
1 year since the opening of Santa Yalla Optique Solidaire
On November 17, 2021, the team traveled to Senegal to move all the necessary material to inaugurate Santa Yalla Optique Solidaire: A solidarity optician’s managed by independent women.
Every year we send frames and ophthalmic lenses with the aim of improving access to visual health and optometry services to all the people of Ziguinchor and other locations in Senegal.
We hope to continue helping and celebrating many more years together!
1 since the launch of the collaboration with the ONG Open Arms
On the other hand, on November 26, 2021, that same week, another long-awaited project was announced. The collaboration between the NGO Open Arms and the Etnia Barcelona Foundation.
For this collaboration we designed an exclusive pack with sunglasses, a sweatshirt, a case and a special packaging. All the benefits of this pack are sent to Proactiva Open Arms, to contribute to the great rescue work they do in the Mediterranean Sea.
One year after its release, the documentary OUR VOICES, has received a total of 16 nominations for awards at film and documentary festivals around the world being awarded at the Texas Film Festival 24fpsfest and FECISO 2022.