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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

For Carlos Slim Foundation, human development fosters a sense of transcendence through family, work and community.

ASUME (for: ‘Asociación de Superación por México’ in Spanish; or ‘Association of Accomplishment for Mexico’) contributes to the comprehensive improvement of individuals through a human development program based on the following points:

  1. Constant improvement
  2. Self-competition
  3. Balanced improvement in the eight aspects of a person

ASUME was founded in 1980 in Mexico and is represented in 15 other countries of America (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay).

Results

751,180 people trained in 24,848 groups in 267 cities.

20,321 volunteer facilitators, at 1,990 private companies, institutions, hospitals, prisons, communities, etc.

In partnership with Telmex Foundation, Best Buddies Mexico works daily to improve the quality of life of young people with intellectual disabilities. The program consists of helping them to establish one to one friendships with non-disabled students from high schools and universities. The objective of this program is to contribute to their integration and participation in society.

Results

18,114 participants.

30 people with intellectual disabilities working at private companies.

13 Best Buddies Mexico ambassadors.