Fundación Adsis receives the 2021 Canary Islands Youth Award


The award recognizes our work with people at risk of social exclusion


We are celebrating! Last Friday, September 10, the General Directorate of Youth of the Government of the Canary Islands presented the Adsis Foundation with the ‘Joven Canarias’ 2021 Award.

This award is a recognition of our long history in the archipelago accompanying people at risk of social exclusion. Specifically, the MERAKI Literacy Project stood out, an initiative promoted by the volunteers of Fundación Adsis in the Canary Islands that offers comprehensive care to young migrant girls and boys with low levels of literacy.



The Ramón Méndez field, on the island of El Hierro, was the stage that hosted the award ceremony and awards 'Joven Canarias' 2021. The General Director of Youth, Laura Fuentes, in addition to congratulating all the people and entities winners, emphasized that through these awards "it has been sought to highlight the committed, active and supportive role of Canarian youth towards their social environment".

Esther Gálvez, Director of Fundación Adsis in the Canary Islands, received the award on behalf of the entity and thanked the recognition received in the middle of the 25th Anniversary of the Foundation. She also valued the role of young people in social change and the role of volunteers who promote projects such as MERAKI.
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