Ismael Cala Foundation Holds Inaugural Dinner in Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Last Saturday in Costa Rica, the well-known TV host, inspirational author, and lecturer, Ismael Cala introduced his foundation, which bears his name. Its mission is to work with other institutions to promote leadership and vocational education for children and young people in Latin America as well as for latinos in the United States.
The inaugural dinner of Ismael Cala Foundation was held at Hotel Real Intercontinental in San Jose, where the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis; the First Lady, Mercedes Penas Dominguez; and the second Vice-President, Ana Helena Chacon Echevarria, attended.
During the dinner, Cala explained initial projects benefiting local foundations, Omar Dengo and Techo, with the significant contribution of Crusa Foundation. In addition he mentioned that his institution “will create programs for low-income individuals to emphasize areas of leadership, vocational education, and emotional intelligence”.
On Sunday, Ismael Cala and his team visited both foundations, where they had the opportunity to talk with children and community leaders. “During the visit to Costa Rican foundations Omar Dengo and Techo, I had the opportunity to share hope, solidarity and desire to build a better world. Often we don’t realize what we can achieve by believing in ourselves. The impossible does not exist,” said Ismael Cala as he shared and spent the day with these children.
ABOUT ISMAEL CALA FOUNDATION
The mission of Ismael Cala Foundation is to work with other foundations and academic institutions in the region to foster leadership and vocational education for children and young people in Latin America as well as for latinos in the United States.
Other areas of influence are social inclusion of children and young people who are cognitively impaired.
Ismael Cala Foundation encourages a more tolerant world, where differences are valued and where people can realize their infinite potential of developing as human beings.
The foundation is led by Ismael Cala, host of the show CALA in CNN en Espanol. His books, “El poder de escuchar” [The Power of Listening] (2013) and “Un buen hijo de P” (2014), have become bestsellers in Latin America and the United States. Ismael directs the digital magazine “Cala 3.0” and publishes a weekly column in more than 30 newspapers and magazines.
Join the movement at http://ismaelcala.com/fundacion/