Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Energy Company Derwick Associates Helps Communities



Helping communities and individuals is something of utmost importance for Derwick Associates, a leading energy company. Although their main field of expertise is in energy power plants, they are also dedicated to social and environmental protection. In addition to financial support and donations they also spend their time helping individuals and communities in need.

CEO Alejandro Betancourt Lopez and VP Pedro Trebbau Lopez have created the Foundation Hermogenes Lopez to help people who live in the vicinity of a Derwick Associates power plant, by creating a positive impact in their lives. This non-profit organisation works nationwide to help families and communities by providing them with educational and sports facilities, as well as encouraging increased work ethic and the safeguarding of indigenous people. The Foundation allows the projects to come to fruition as well as providing continued support to ensure the long-term viability of a project.

Derwick Associates have become involved in projects such as constructing the Carmen Sall├ęs School in Ciudad Bolivar, which aims to educate 1,600 children. They have also supplied school uniforms for 200 children at the El Saman de Caujarito Community in Charallave. This particular community located in the vicinity of La Raisa power plant, one of Derwick Associates major power generation projects.

Derwick have also funded the "Plan I" soccer field in the community of Caucaguita, Estado Miranda. The aim of this was to provide a safe place for children and young people for leisure and recreation.

They have also created the Derwick Turbine Technology Center, in Guacara in the Estado Carabobo. The aim of this centre is to help with the technological development of the country, by building a workshop giving the ability to repair parts, as well as welding and surface treatment.

Another cause close to the hearts of CEO Alejandro Betancourt Lopez and VP Pedro Trebbau Lopez is the safeguarding of Indigenous People. This is why they assist with the Loyola Project Support Tauca in Puerto Ordaz. This project was created to protect old age cultures and traditions, and was developed by the Loyola Gumilla College.