Donation of the economic amount of the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia
The winner of the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia, María Pilar Alonso Abad, and the Episcopal delegate of Cáritas Diocesana de Santiago de Compostela, Jesús García Vázquez, acting on behalf of Cáritas Diocesana de Burgos, signed today the agreement to donate the economic amount (6,000 euros) of the prize to this organisation.
García thanked the awardee for her generosity and her contribution to building a better world, expressed through the donation. In addition, he recalled that one of the main axes of the organisation is the prevention of social exclusion. "The donation of the prize will go to training and employment programs and to the youth programs," he explained.
Taking part in the donation ceremony were the Vice-Chancellor for Students and Internationalisation of the University of Santiago de Compostela, Víctor Arce Vázquez, the General Secretary for Universities of the Xunta de Galicia, José Alberto Díez de Castro, and the Executive Secretary of the Compostela Group of Universities, María Teresa Carballeira Rivera.