Think Globally

As an international organization, ONQ is proud of our presence in Panama and pleased to have a more global view of the world through our experiences. ONQ is committed to change around Social Justice, Environmental Policy and supporting the communities in which we have a presence.

Letter from CEO on Social Justice 2020.

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Act Locally

ONQ is proud to sponsor and/or volunteer
at the following locations:

St. John Nursing Home

Local non-profit nursing home
for dependent and abandoned elderly citizens.

ONQ has supported the nursing home with clothing, food, and cleaning product donations. Employees have volunteered several times to visit with residents.

Association “Leaving a Pawprint” in Veraguas

http://dejando-huellas.weebly.com/

http://dejando-huellas.weebly.com/acerca-de.html

This all-volunteer group works toward animal protection in Santiago, Veraguas. They promote and support adoption, vaccination, and sterilization of street animals, often collaborating with Spay Panama. They advocate for legal protection and rights for animals and support citizens reporting animal mistreatment.

ONQ has supported the Association with multiple donations over the years as well as volunteering at fundraisers.

New Men and Women Association
of Panama

https://www.facebook.com/AHMNPLGBT/about/?ref=page_internal

Mission: Together we build a prosperous Panama in health and freedom for the LGBTQ+ population.

The Association recognizes that human life, in all its dimensions, deserves the utmost respect for their sexual orientation. The Association recognizes that the GBLT population of Panama has the right to be guaranteed health, education, and equality before the law.

ONQ has made several donations, sponsored events, partnered with AHMNP to offer free HIV testing to our employees and marched in the annual parade
several years.

National Cancer Association

http://www.ancec.org.pa/capitulos

ANCEC is a member of the Union for International Cancer Control based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Association is a membership based NGO that supports the fight against cancer. There are 20 chapters across Panama integrated by volunteers who educate the population on the importance of prevention, regular screenings, and accurate diagnosis.

ONQ has supported ANCEC with donations, volunteering to sell raffle tickets for fundraisers, and as a sponsor of their annual International Food Festival. We organized a 5k marathon to raise funds as well.

Friends of Children with Leukemia and Cancer Foundation

This non-profit supports low-income pediatric cancer patients and their families. The foundation provides shelter, food, medication, and transportation. In addition, they offer psychological and educational support to the patients and families.

ONQ has supported the Foundation by participating in the “Round for Support” where participants ran laps (running/walking)
for fundraising support.

Urraca Neighborhood Foundation

https://www.instagram.com/fundacionbarriadaurraca/

This local neighborhood foundation’s purpose is to help with financial support where they are needed within the Province of Veraguas. They choose cases quarterly and fundraise to reach their charitable goal. Some common activities are:

School supply donations to low-income students

Home Medical equipment and air conditioners for chronically sick
community members

Food, clothing, and toy donations for isolated communities

Support to other foundations to reach their fundraising goals

Community Sporting events

ONQ has supported the Foundation with monetary donation
several times for events.

National Sports Institute

http://pandeportes.gob.pa/

This public institute’s purpose is to promote sports and recreation to improve the quality of life of the Panamanian population. Some of the values and behaviors they look to encourage are: health, positive use of free time, fun, discipline, accomplishment in sports, culture, socialization, and leadership.

Slogan: Sports for everyone.

ONQ has made several monetary donations to INDE and sponsored various activities.

Nurture Home

https://www.nutrehogar.org/quienes-somos/

A Panamanian NGO recognized for its work implementing programs to prevent malnutrition and help malnourished children recover from their illnesses. The organization focuses on children under 5 years old. These programs are put in to practice in impoverished communities.

ONQ has supported Nutre Hogar with food, clothing, and toy donations.

Offer a Home, Santiago

https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/
Charity-Organization/Fundaci%C3%B3n-Ofrece-
Un-Hogar-Santiago 288962501240283/

This is a local shelter for abandoned and abused minor children. The full time care, food, and housing that they provide is completely dependent on donations.

ONQ has supported Ofrece un Hogar Santiago with clothing and toy donations.

Ministry of Education, local elementary schools

https://www.meduca.gob.pa/index.php/informacion_general

Local public school system.

ONQ has supported Escuela San Antonio (San Antonio Elementary School) with donations and prizes for their English Week competitions and supported Escuela de Mata Oscura (Mata Oscura Elementary School) with donations for a Christmas party.

Panama Girl Guides, Atalaya Chapter

https://muchachasguiasdepanama.org.pa/

This is the Panamanian member group of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

They are a volunteer non-formal educational program that supports girls and young women in developing their personal, leadership, and citizenship skills.

ONQ has supported the Atalaya Chapter