The Mission Bambini Foundation, based in Milan, is an international non-governmental organization that carries out multiple operations worldwide in favour of children.
Mission Bambini, together with a nutritionist, contributes to the production and quality control of the internal food cycle for the João Paulo II Educational Centre.
Every day the nutritionist plans nutritionally balanced menus , in accordance with the nutritional needs of children and adolescents. Lunch always includes a balanced mix of proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. In addition, the expert draws up the “Guide to good food practices” and checks that hygiene and food handling standards are respected in daily cooking practices. The nutritionist carries out pedagogical activities in the classrooms on topics related to correct diet and nutritional value of food. He or she also assesses the nutritional status of children, by measuring weight and height, thus detecting cases of malnutrition, overweight or obesity. In such cases, they guide parents towards a specific path .
Every year volunteers from Mission Bambini visit us; these are always very beautiful moments that enrich our children, through the exchange of experiences with people who come from other countries.
Get to know the other projects
A class in which high school students can learn apps programming through an innovative methodology, providing valuable technological know-how.
The visual health of children and teenagers is fundamental: raising awareness among families, eye examinations and exams and supply of glasses where necessary are the main foundations of this project.
After contributing to the construction of the Educational Center at the end of the 90s, AVSI Foundation continues providing its support by remotely taking care of about 150 young students and thus contributing to their future.
A course to guide young people towards a better understanding and correct use of social networks, not only for personal purposes, but also to develop specific and relevant professional skills.
A project to raise awareness on environmental protection aimed at children and young adults, with the goal of showing their role as active citizens in the society and in the world.
A physical activity and training course in the early morning, dedicated to the ladies living in the neighbourhood: an extra opportunity to employ the centre for the benefit and well-being of the local community.
The uniforms for the football, handball and basketball teams, provided by a group of Italian supporters, are the symbol of belonging not only to a team, but to an entire experience and a life project.