SOLTRA celebrates first anniversary of its inclusive supermarket

13 May. 2020 | SOLTRA

Under the Eroski City banner, this commercial space located on the Santiago´s Road, has 8 people with different capacities on staff.

SOLTRA celebrates first anniversary of its inclusive supermarket

13 May. 2020 | SOLTRA

It is one year since the opening of the establishment located in Puente Villarente, the first fully inclusive supermarket in Castilla y León.

Under the Eroski City banner, this commercial space located on the Santiago´s Road, has 8 people with different capacities on staff.

Its main characteristics are to offer a personalized treatment to its customers, a strong commitment to local products, the promotion of healthy eating and new ways to save on daily purchases.

One year after its opening, the balance is very positive Clients highlights the great variety and quality of the products offered, being the only establishment of its kind in the area and all accompanied by good personal treatment.

This supermarket is a pioneering initiative of social innovation between Vegalsa-Eroski and SOLTRA with the hope of continuing to grow and generating new opportunities for personal and professional development for those who have more support needs. It is one more example of the commitment to the labor inclusion of people with different abilities that SOLTRA has carried out for 20 years. With this supermarket format, in turn, through direct contact with the public, the visibility in society of the capacities and aptitudes of this group is promoted.

Because of the celebration of this first anniversary, all people who make a purchase at the Eroski City supermarket in Puente Villarente will receive a ticket to participate in the 4 hams draw on Saturdays 23 and 30 May and on 6 and June 13.

Vegalsa-Eroskihas in Galicia, Asturias and Castilla y León 264 establishments among its own and franchisees.

SOLTRA is a non-profit entity whose objective is the generation of job opportunities for people with different abilities. It has a staff in which 92% have some type of disability. It has a staff in which 92% have some type of disability.

Since 2000 it has not only grown in number of employees, it has also created new lines of work, which means job opportunities Currently, industrial activities (assemblies, logistics, textiles) and the services sector (marketing, laundry, cleaning, gardening) are carried out, with an international presence in Mexico and Denmark.

It also has the SOLTRA Foundation, an initiative that includes Mrs. Cinia Residence and Occupational Centerfor people with mental health problems.

 

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