We support homeless people in their fight for fair housing, social integration and employment opportunities. We do this with the help of our member organisations: Arrels Foundation, Assís Reception Centre, Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul and Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God.
Memory 2016. Thanks for your support!
You can now download Mambré Foundation’s 2016 Memory and read about a year in which we continued to weave life stories.
The Catalan government gives 7 flats for homeless people
The Catalan government and Mambré Foundation have signed an agreement that hands over management of seven homes in the province of Barcelona, to be used as accommodation for homeless people.
The census figures of the homeless people
The results of the census of homeless people carried out by Arrels Foundation leave worrying figures but give us more strength to put an end to the homelessness
1,026 people sleep on the streets of Barcelona every night
The 2017 count, carried out on the night of 17th May, recorded a total of 1,026 people sleeping on the streets of Barcelona—an increase of 9.03% over the 2016 count.
The Badalona Homelessness Board is born
The Badalona Homelessness Board is a new space for working in a coordinated way, made up of social organisations and Badalona Council, to address the reality of people who sleep on the streets.
The first Symposium of Care and Domestic Work
On May 30, was held the first Symposium of Care and Domestic Work, organised by the Xarxa del Treball de la Llar Just (the Network for Fair Domestic Work), an association made up of 7 entities, among them Fundació Mambré’s Employment Service.
People who sleep on the street do so on average for three to four years. The majority, more than 75%, have a medium or high degree of vulnerability. Four of every ten people have received emergency medical attention in the last six months. And more than 31% of homeless people report that they have been victims of verbal or physical abuse.
We’d like to share with you Mambré Foundation’s 2016 Memory that summarises the activities we launched last year.