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On January 25, 2006, Silvia Gašparovičová met representatives of institutions and companies that supported the activities of the First Lady and her foundation Education and Health for Everybody. In the Presidential Palace First Lady welcomed more than twenty distinguished guests whom she thanked for their help and cooperation in carrying out the program of the foundation. She informed them about projects that were during the last year successfully implemented. The most important project is undoubtedly the First Folk Academy in Kežmarok that helped fifteen long-term unemployed disabled women in their reintegration into society. Mother of a child with severe disabilities could through a fellowship received from the foundation of Mrs. Silvia Gašparovičová attend an university, the foundation financially supported the Parental Center ´Macko´ (Teddy) in Bratislava-Dúbravka. In cooperation with the Office of Public Health the foundation launched a project of drinking regime in primary schools and supported the Dance Sport in Wheelchairs Association and the Association of Wheelchair Athletes.
Silvia Gašparovičová also informed about upcoming activities and projects that will be implemented in the near term. In February, the foundation will open the First People’s Academy in Sobrance and during that year also in Modra-Harmónia, where it would also like to build a crisis center and a hotline to help victims of domestic violence. In the field of health following projects are very important: support for treating severe skin diseases of children from socially disadvantaged families, co-financing surgical device for the operation of liver metastases at the National Cancer Institute in Bratislava and the promotion of the Assisted Reproduction Center in Martin.
"Projects that we managed to implement in the foundation, helped those in need. It was also thanks to your financial support and cooperation, for which I thank you all," said Silvia Gašparovičová to the guests and gave them votive plaques as an expression of gratitude for their cooperation and support.