Sodexo On-site Services Philippines Inc, a leading integrated facilities management and food services company has donated a P5.5 million grant to Life Project 4 Youth (LP4Y), a non-government organization developing innovative solutions for the professional and social integration of youth living in extreme poverty and victims of exclusion.
“We are strengthening our partnership with LP4Y with the objective of creating job opportunities for youth coming from underprivileged backgrounds. We believe that by providing training opportunities and employment, we will be able to bridge the gap between neglected communities to a world where a decent quality of life is possible,” said Sodexo’s managing director Paul Debaprateem.
The grant aims to help and empower young women, which is part of Sodexo’s Better Tomorrow initiative to improve the quality of life of the community where it operates. One hundred eight young women yearly are estimated to directly benefit from the project, each impacting up to 8 people in the community who will benefit from the program.
Sodexo’s unique philanthropic cause, Stop Hunger, created 26 years ago in the US, is a global non-profit network acting for a hunger free world and driving women empowerment in over 60 countries.