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Social Contribution Initiatives

Major Overseas Activities

Colombia


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Fabio Sánchez
Person in charge of promoting social contributions at CCA
Fabio SánchezExecutive President CCA
(President, Mazda Foundation Colombia)

Compañía Colombiana Automotriz S.A. (CCA), responsible for both production and distribution In Colombia, is supporting social contribution activities through Mazda Foundation Colombia.


Mazda Foundation Colombia

Mazda Foundation Colombia (MFC), established in December 1990, has been providing funds to various initiatives to support education and culture. It has contributed over Col$ 9,200 million since its establishment.


Educational Grants

Human resources

Community

Mazda Foundation

Objective:

To encourage the development of education, culture and the arts in Colombia

Initiatives:

MFC supports scholarships for university and graduate school students as part of its education support efforts. Taking account of the grades and the graduate programs submitted the best scholarship students are selected among the applicants to the scholarships from all universities in Colombia. With MFC's assist, many scholarship students became teachers at universities and colleges and contribute to the education in local communities.

FY December 2012 Results

Music students during the scholarship-granting ceremony
Music students during the scholarship-granting ceremony

For its scholarship program MFC selected 22 outstanding students out of 190 candidates. It included two students for Doctor Degree and four students for Master degree in Physics, five students for Doctor Degree and four for Master Degree in Mathematics, five for Master Degree in Music and two for Undergraduate Music Degree.


Music Concerts

Human resources

Community

Mazda Foundation

Objective:

To encourage the development of education, culture and the arts in Colombia

Initiatives:

MFC organizes some concerts in cooperation with the embassies of several countries in Colombia. Its stakeholders, authorities, clients and representatives of the academic circle in Colombia are invited to the concerts.

FY December 2012 Results

Music Concert
Music Concert

MFC sponsored six concerts, such as a duet of flute and harp playing contemporary music, Italian Jazz band, opera duet, etc. Approximately 4,800 people attended these concerts.


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