Speech by Her Royal Higness The Princess Of Asturias.
Thank you very much for the words so affectionate that you have dedicated to me and for the nice invitation to preside this commemorative dinner of the second tenth anniversary of the Project Stela.
I had liked to have accompanied to the Prince in both previous editions, so today I feel a special happiness for being able to share this celebration with all of you. To be here allows me to express to you personally my admiration and affect to all of you who integrate such an exemplary project: businessmen, relatives, experts and, certainly, workers of the Project Stela. As Raúl has said, you are a great team.
I congratulate to the Foundation Down's Syndrome of Madrid and to the Businessmen's Club Stela, for the excellent joint work that, for twelve years, there carry out the " labour preparers ", the volunteers and all those you give the best thing of yourselves in this great Project.
You have could contribute social recognition, hope, safety and confidence to persons who deserve all our support and our delivery to reaffirm them in their value and dignity. By means of their integration, you contribute to their personal accomplishment, to that they could enjoy full form of their rights as citizens.
The Project Stela promotes the integration in an normalized environment of work with persons with intellectual disability, and does it from a deep respect to the dignity and equality. It allows them to acquire skills and knowledge for the employment, to accede to a remunerated work and to pass to form a part activates of our society, reinforcing them in their feeling of identity and of personal satisfaction.
The Program reaches to the families, to the companies and to the set of our society, prepared well and very motivated persons who have a high zeal of overcoming.
Persons who confirm that many companies have a serious and succeeded bet by a labour alternative marked by an ethical and moral commitment with the social progress. A few companies that demonstrate a special social corporate responsibility because they promote the solidarity and the equality of opportunities. And this does that our society is more fair and full of integration.
The Foundation Down's Syndrome of Madrid and the Businessmen's Club Stela, headed by the Managerial Federation of Madrid (CEIM), deserve the recognition and gratitude of all for his valuable effort and guessed right labor.
Our congratulations and gratitude go also to the families that take part in these Project and put all their effort to do of the work an essential value in the formation of their children. With their irreplaceable support and a fondness without reservations, these families contribute to their physical, affective and intellectual development, favoring their aspirations of individual autonomy.
But are the workers of the Project Stela, the real protagonists of this Act. To all and to each of you, my affectionate of congratulations. You are an example of perseverance, an example of how one works of efficient and responsible form.
Together with your families, companies and companions, all we feel specially proud of you. We encourage you to that you continue perfecting your knowledge to expire every better day with your labor.
And the Prince has asked me to transmit you his happiness and to give you the congratulation for the continuous advances that you have obtained. As already he said to you last year, we admire your effort and estimate your will of success, the truth is that we need you and love you. Alejandra we trust in you.
One again thank you for your invitation and for this possibility of sharing with you the results of a project that gives sense to our lives because it favors the integration and the social cohesion. David, I know you will be able to take care to your parents.
Thank you very much.
Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España