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Luís Figo Foundation provides hearing equipment and a better life.

Luis Figo Foundation (LFF) gave to the Group of Schools Penalva do Castelo, the possibility of using the support system listens Buddy Scola, which will allow students with hearing loss to listen and understand, in great condition, what teachers are saying in class.

This donation from the Luis Figo Foundation is part of the "For A Better Life" Project.

This project inserted in the Hope Axis, which along with the Health, Education and Sport axes forms the performance areas of the Foundation, has sought to contribute to the improvement of living conditions of several children and young people who, because of illness or other limitations, have their lives conditioned.

The use of assistive listening system of Scola Buddy will be able to improve the academic performance of these students with hearing loss, to ensure they do not lose the information in the context of the classroom, nor the typical background noise and bustle, even when teachers move.

This equipment will also help future students, with the same pathology, by simply changing the adapters hearing aid users.

"We are very pleased to be here to continue this our project by allowing these students to improve their school performance, with the use of assistive listening system that we offer to this school.", Said the Manager Director of Luís Figo Foundation, Sara Souto.

In addition to this support, the project "For A Better Life" has already allowed the offer of a tripartite articulated electric bed, with elevation, to a 10 years old child, accompanied by the Nations Association Humanitarian Actions in Vila Nova de Gaia, who suffers from paralysis by spina bifida; the construction of a house for three orphaned children in Mozambique; and, the offer of a wheelchair for a girl with 17 year old, from High School Pedro Alexandrino, in Póvoa de Santo Adrião, who became paraplegic due to a car accident at age 15.

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Prof. Jaime (Scola Buddy) Testimony  |  Ana Filipa (Scola Buddy) Testimony

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