(G4-DMA, G4-EC7, G4-EC8, G4-EC9, G4-SO1)
The commitment we have with the present and future generations drives us to continuously strengthen our ties with the communities in which we operate and with whom we have a relationship. This motivates us to actively participate in programs that seek to positively impact the areas of health, well-being and personal development of the internal and external communities where we have interference.
In the year 2016, Fundación Genomma Lab, A.C. which is under the General Management of Lic. Sabrina Herrera Aspra, who is a Member of the Board of Directors of Genomma Lab Internacional and who also occupies relevant positions in the following Institutions: President of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Perinatology “Isidro Espinoza de los Reyes”, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital Juárez de México, Member of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Perinatology and Member of the Committee of the Foundation Duerme Tranquilo, A.C., showing our commitment to the Health sector, made donations of Suerox to the Mexican Red Cross and to the Cancerotón initiative. In addition, Silka Medic was donated to the population of Mexico City. On the other hand, a financial donation was granted to the Foundation Xuajin Me Phaa, AC.
Genomma Lab Foundation makes a donation of $ 500,000.00 to the Civil Society Organization Xuajin Me Phaa, AC., to support the farmers of the Me Phaa community located in the High Mountain of Guerrero being one of the poorest areas of Mexico, to commercialize the flower of Jamaica at a fair price and improving the quality of life of the population.
Through the organization Xuajin Me Phaa A.C., producers of the area are trained with sustainable agriculture techniques that promote caring for the land and that benefit the production of their vegetables for self-consumption and sale.
On behalf of the Genomma Lab Foundation, the donation was presented by the President of the Company Lic. Rodrigo Herrera Aspra and it was received by the General Coordinator of Xuajin Me Phaa, AC., Mrs. Margarita Muciño.
Due to the high temperatures that were recorded in the State of Sonora during this year, which ranged between 48°C and 50°C, 50,500 pieces of Suerox were donated, with the aim of preventing and combating dehydration. Furniture for medicines’ storage were also donated. This with the aim of combating the dehydration caused by the extreme temperatures.
50,200 pieces of Suerox were delivered to cancer patients and their families. The product was distributed to the following institutions: General Hospital of Torreón in Coahuila, University Hospital against Cancer in the state of Nuevo León and General Hospital of Ciudad Victoria in Tamaulipas, as well as medical brigades in rural areas.
In partnership with the Government of Mexico City, through the Ministry of Health, in 2016, 67,830 pieces of Silka Medic were donated. This product that was available at health centers and timely detection units located at the underground transport system (Metro) from Mexico City. In this way, we continue to collaborate strategically and securely in the prevention of athlete’s foot through the program of the Ministry of Health “Detecta, Medica, Eliminates” [“Detect, Medicate, Eliminate”].
Our Country Manager in Colombia, Juan David Fajardo, signed the Covenant for Child Nutrition “Gen Cero”, in which our commitment to support the eradication of chronic malnutrition in Colombia by 2030 becomes official. The brands Asepxia and Tío Nacho support the cause by donating a percentage of their sales. In total, around 10 companies participated in this Covenant promoted by the Éxito Foundation.
“With Gen Zero we feel that we are doing the right thing and that we will have an impact on the future of the country. In 20 years we can be hiring young people who have grown up in a scenario full of opportunities” said our Country Manager Juan David Fajardo.
According to the National Nutrition Situation Survey (ENSIN, 2010), one of every eight children in Colombia suffers from malnutrition, a condition that affects their development with lifelong consequences. By virtue of the foregoing, we were able to also support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Objectives (ODS, for its acronym in Spanish) through this project.