This donation allows Fundación TecSalud to carry on working to contain covid-19.
Banco Santander Mexico donated 600.000 euros worth of equipment for caring for patients and protection for medical staff to the Mexican National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) as part of its actions to help the community tackle covid-19.
EUR 1 million in funds and benefits for the 20 new entrepreneurships to contribute the best solution to the problems that we, as a community, are facing in the new paradigm post covid-19.
Autocompara, Santander's auto insurance comparison site and the country's most popular online insurance platform, has announced it will offer a special, never-before discount of up to 25% on insurance policies, to help car owners take out insurance without leaving their homes during the current covid-19 pandemic.
The Ponte la Verde covid-19 non-profit initiative inspired young people from Mexico to develop ideas with a high social impact in the fields of health, nutrition and education.
Santander Mexico and BBVA Mexico have provided the local government with an app for people to perform a covid-19 self-diagnosis, find their nearest hospital and receive official information, easily and securely.
With the initial contribution from the four companies and from OXXO and Fundación Televisa, who are also providing seed capital, the fund is starting out with enough to donate to protective equipment to just over 15,000 medical and nursing professionals and has an estimated end target of 70,000 beneficiaries.
Santander is mobilising €100 million worldwide to fund initiatives to combat the coronavirus. The funds are being used throughout Santander’s home markets to buy medical equipment and support research into the virus through collaboration with universities and other bodies. The Together Solidarity Fund, which was set up by the Group on 23 March with €25 million, has now reached €54 million thanks to donations from the Group subsidiaries, employees across all the countries in which it operates and contributions from third parties.
As part of its commitment to responsible banking, Santander Mexico is taking part in the lending programme for one million small enterprises announced by Mexico's President, making the most of the bank's experience with its Tuiio financial inclusion programme.
To help alleviate the situation caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, Banco Santander, through Santander Universities, is providing over 20,000 scholarships and grants worldwide for online training in various countries where the bank operates, including Mexico. This will enable young people to develop their digital, language and soft skills, thereby enhancing their future employability; and help university lecturers to carry out their academic work in an increasingly digital environment.
Any person or company, whether they are Santander customers or not, can access it. In addition to Mexico, it will be available in Spain and Portugal.
Banco Santander Mexico customers and SMEs will have access to support in the deferral of their most frequent credit payments for up to four months, including mortgage, car, credit card, payroll and personal loan payments, in order to help them deal with issues deriving from the coronavirus (covid-19).
After the Mexican government's statement that it is starting phase two of its fight against coronavirus (covid-19), Banco Santander Mexico reports the measures it will take to look after the health of its customers and employees, and also to guarantee its operations throughout the contingency.
Banco Santander Mexico reports on the measures it has implemented to safeguard the health of its customers and employees and to ensure its operations in response to the coronavirus (covid-19) contingency.