April 24, 2017
INNOV-E FOUNDATION EXPANDS ITS INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES AND SIGNS MOU WITH THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
In pursuit of contributing to one of the pillars of the mission of the Innov-E Foundation, Inc., the organization is extremely honored to have been selected to execute a domestic violence program in the Dominican Republic. This program will teach advance domestic violence survival skills and contribute to modification of behavioral patterns that may help reduce the spread of the vicious circle of Domestic violence thus allowing survivors of DV to reinsert themselves in the productive fabric of society. The project, “Domestic Violence Survivor Handbook”, builds on the positive impact of the book, Domestic Violence Survivor Handbook, written by a survivor; C. L. Valens, in the United States; Executive Director of Innov-E Foundation. The Spanish version of the Handbook will adapt local legislative framework and available tools for people in the DV environment.
Rosendo Alvarez III, Innov-E Foundation (First from Right); Dra. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice President of the Dominican Republic (Center); Lorenzo Jiménez de Luís, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Development Program in the D.R. (fourth from left) at the signing ceremony of MOUs with NGOs that will execute projects aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
Dr. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, V.P of the Dominican Republic (center); Lorenzo Jiménez De Luis, UNDP Head Representative in the D.R. (six from left); Rosendo Alvarez III, President of Innov-E Foundation (Fourth from right); Paola Caram, UNDP ( first from right); Rodolfo Gietz, Senior Advisor Innov-E Foundation (second from left); at the Green Room, National Presidential Palace in Santo Domingo on April 21, 2017.
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