The Magtel Foundation receives runner-up prize for Social Solidarity Action in the Caja Rural del Sur Foundation awards

The Magtel Foundation receives recognition for its work

The Magtel Foundation has received recognition in the “Hermano Bonifacio” Social Solidarity Action category in the tenth edition of the Ricardo Lopez Crespo Awards, organised every year by the Caja Rural del Sur Foundation. The aim of these awards is to highlight the best business, innovation, social and cultural initiatives.

In this tenth edition, five candidates have received awards in various categories, along with three runners-up.

The jury valued the Magtel Foundation’s work in the field of justice and equality. This work has been carried out through the various social innovation, international cooperation, employability and cultural promotion activities of the organisation.

The Magtel Foundation’s vision is to ensure that its commitment and the innovative approach of its projects contribute to bringing about a fairer and more equal society, allowing for sustainable and balanced development.

The Magtel Foundation continues to make a special effort to alleviate the effects of COVID-19 through numerous food collections and donations as part of the 500 Solidarios campaign.

The tenth edition was held at the Real Círculo de la Amistad in Cordoba. Undergraduate students at the University of Cordoba (UCO) with exceptional academic records received awards, as did the most outstanding business initiatives within the categories of young entrepreneurship, R&D&I projects for agri-food and work to restore the province’s historical and artistic heritage.

Awards were given to: Events San Cristobal S.L.U., Federación Madinat (Cordoba Province Federation of Drug Addiction and AIDS), and to the restoration of the section of the Mozárabe route of the Camino de Santiago that passes through Alcaracejos (Cordoba), which was promoted by the town council.

The study entitled “Treating soil with entomopathogenic fungi to improve olive grove health: repelling olive fly and its additional benefits on the plant” conducted by Dr. Enrique Quesada, Inmaculada Garrido and Meelad Yousef from the University of Cordoba (UCO) and by ETSIAM graduate, Elisa Vega Martinez, also received recognition.

Three runners-up prizes were also awarded. Visiona Producciones Audiovisuals S.L. received the runner-up award in the category of “Business initiatives promoted by young entrepreneurs” for its droning project, whilst two others received runner-up awards in the category of Social Action Solidaria: the Arruzafa Foundation and the Magtel Foundation.