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Bonfiglioli and the CheerFutureLand project wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The Bonfiglioli Group would like to wish all its employees, customers and partners around the world a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This is also an ideal occasion to remind everybody of one of the many charity activities to which our group is committed: the CheerFutureLand project.

There can be no true leadership without interaction with the community. The Bonfiglioli Group has always known this and has chosen to direct its charity work at the world of young people, with a clear focus on those countries with which we have the closest links: Italy, India and Vietnam. Having operated a strategically important production plant in India since 2000, Bonfiglioli feels a clear need to make a contribution to the Indian people in return.
This was the reason behind our participation in the CheerFutureLand project along with Namastè, an Italian non-profit organisation and Prema Vasam, an Indian charity that takes in abandoned children from the streets of Chennai.
The charity’s first Boys Home, financed entirely by Bonfiglioli, was inaugurated in 2010.
The home offers a comfortable, family-style environment completely different to that of a typical orphanage. It encourages study, provides affection, stimulates cooperation between the boys, follows their physical, psychological and moral development and takes an active interest in their education and training.
Some of the boys from the home have already gone on to university, and in July 2013, Bonfiglioli India was proud to employ the first graduate to come from the home. Initially designed to house 30 boys, the structure is now able to accommodate 45, thanks to donations from “Friends of Bonfiglioli”, employees, customers and suppliers.
The photos and letters you will see in this video come directly from the children of Prema Vasam. We think they are a simple and genuine way of wishing everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2015, from us at the Bonfiglioli Group and from the children of CheerFutureLand.

Help us contribute to the future of this project!
Donations will go to Prema Vasam’s main residential centre which provides accommodation for another 180 poor and homeless children, and children with mental or physical disabilities. Our contributions help pay for physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medical equipment and support teachers.

Children are our direct path to the future. Bonfiglioli sees helping children as a great way to build that future.