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CONI, our Wishmakers of the month celebrate solitary birthdays
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October 30, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Our wishmaker of the month is Alex Sebastián, founder of CONI. This non-profit organization was born among a group of young voluntary workers, who decided to coordinate their skills and focus on Guatemala. CONI, declared as Public Use in 2014, does not receive money from the State. Since their expenses are taken care of in Spain by private members, they guarantee that the support they receive is entirely invested in their projects in Guatemala. Imagination, hope, energy and enthusiasm are the tools they employ to search for new ways to get people involved. Proof of this is muchosmas.org, an original idea with which they propose to turn birthday parties into solidary events, which also teaches our children to be aware of inequalities worldwide. It´s not a question of helping but of having kids participate in the solutions.

Celebrities at work against childhood cancer
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August 10, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Did you know that childhood cancer is the first cause of death in children, after common household accidents? And that in developed countries such as the United Kingdom, 4000 children and young people will be diagnosed with cancer this year? Although their survival rate has increased thanks to advanced medicine and research, there is still of work to do. Especially when it comes down to awareness. That is why celebrities have donated their time to star in a video for Fundación Juegaterapia (Play Therapy Foundation, in English). Keep reading to discover the key to this successful campaign and what Juegaterapia has been able to do by sharing the video through the Internet.

Charo Izquierdo from World Vision: our Wishmaker of the month!
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June 9, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

World Vision works to build a better world for the children who live in it. Thanks to their efforts I joining forces with international organization such as the Red Cross and working for the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations as well as being founding members of the Global Movement for Children, World Vision puts all its efforts into three large areas that directly affect the wellbeing of children everywhere on the planet. Fight against hunger, saving lives during emergencies and promoting justice. These are the three pillars that World Vision works for everyday. Charo Izquierdo is the person responsible for all the programs and projects in South Africa and South America and is our wishmaker of the month.