LEGO Foundation supports the development of more than 11,000 children

The LEGO Foundation has announced a partnership with the Colombian social enterprise AeioTU to support 11,750 children and educators

In a press release thanking fans for their support, the LEGO Foundation has announced that they will be teaming up with Colombian organisations aeioTU, Fundación Pies Descalzos, and Universidad de los Andes to support the development of more than 11,000 children and 750 educators in rural locations throughout 2022 and 2023.

“The early years of our lives lay the foundations for our life-long development,” states Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO of the LEGO Foundation. “Children, families, and communities must have opportunities to flourish, and play is such an important factor.

“Every child, regardless of background, has the right to play and learn – and the LEGO Foundation exists to help ensure they get the chance. When families build with LEGO products, they are helping children around the world to thrive – both now and in the future.”

The press release also serves as a way to outline the LEGO Foundation’s goals by 2032. These include the transformation of educational systems, reaching children around the world including those in situations of crisis and giving children access to more learning opportunities in the communities where there are LEGO factories, offices and stores.

For those who need a reminder, the LEGO Foundation owns 25% of the LEGO Group and uses a portion of the profits made from selling sets and other products to help further their goals.

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