A Field Project For Our Business And Society Class By Ricardo Montaner And Marlene Rodriguez Miranda
1562 WordsJun 22, 20167 Pages
As part of a final field project for our Business and Society class, group # 2, with the purpose to gain awareness into significant corporate social responsibility challenges in our community, where business can make a positive impact and difference, have agreed to volunteer for a non-governmental non-profit organization named: “La Ventana de los Cielos”. “La Ventana”, as it is regularly called, was created in 2005. The basis of this foundation is to promote, advocate and protect the right of children and adolescents with special abilities to a wholesome physical and intellectual development within their condition, based on zoo-interaction, aqua-experience and equestrian activities.
The Foundation was started by the singer/song writer Ricardo Montaner and Marlene Rodríguez Miranda, supported by their children Ricky, Mauricio and Evaluna in 2005. The Foundation counts with a Board with members of international experience. The Foundation, with its base in Homestead, near Miami, was started in 2005 and initiated its programs in May 2006. Since 2008, the Foundation has expanded the scope of its work, to also include advocacy, as a voice for persons with special abilities, in collaboration with various institutions. The Foundation relies entirely on voluntary contributions.
FUNDATION’S MISSION STATEMENT:
The Window of Heaven Foundation will promote, advocate and protect the right of children with special abilities to a wholesome physical and