The executives of Grupo Linda, Victorina, La Famosa, Molinos Modernos and Induban agreed to invest some 7,700,000 pesos for the readjustment of the Las Yayitas Baseball Stadium and the construction of El Carrizal Recreational Park in the province of Azua.
The contribution of entrepreneurs will be made through the program “Recreational parks: from industry to communityan initiative promoted by the Office of the First Lady and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and MSMEs (MICM).
Minister Víctor -Ito- Bisonó, together with businessmen Manuel Corripio, executive vice president of Grupo Corripio; Félix García, president of Grupo Linda; Alejandra Betancourt, financial director of Molinos Modernos; Manuel Pozo Perelló, executive president of Industrias Banilejas (Induban), and Pablo De los Santos, director of Manufacturing at La Famosa, signed a memorandum of understanding at the ministry headquarters.
Bisonó explained that the initiative “seeks to bring industries closer to the community through sports and recreation, which is an axis promoted by the First Lady, Raquel Arbaje, so that girls, boys and adolescents have leisure spaces”.
In this way, as explained by the public servant in a statement, the productive development of the industries it will also be reflected in the communities where they operatethrough sponsorship and the construction of these spaces.
Likewise, the minister valued the contribution of companies to the national economy: “If we have industries whose trajectory speaks for itself, we also have their social responsibility, will and effort to commit to the development of their nearby communities“, he claimed.
For their part, businessmen welcomed the implementation of this initiative that will facilitate, through the State, the way they execute their social responsibility programs sponsoring and contributing to the construction or refurbishment of recreational parks in communities near them.
As part of the project, the Victorina, Grupo Linda and La Famosa agribusinesses will intervene and refurbish the Las Yayitas baseball stadium, located in the Las Lomas de Azua Municipal District, with a approximate investment of approximately RD$4.9 million.
While Induban and Molinos Modernos will build a recreational park in the El Carrizal Municipal District, with the contribution of RD$2.8 million.