In addition to the arid nature of the territory, the area of Wamba is characterized by a widespread and deep poverty – due to an economy based on a nomadic pastoralism, shepherds constantly move in search of new pastures, while women and children are left alone in the misery of their villages made of shrubs and excrements In this context, every year there are about 400 children, aged 1-12, hospitalized in pediatric wards, who are generally not able to pay for their daily hospital bills.
The most common diseases are malaria, bronchopneumonia, gastroenteritis, debilitation caused by malnutrition and TB. Additionally, many families can’t afford the hospitalization of their women in labor and premature babies.
Over the years, several artists – such as Piero Pelù, Bandabardò, Marina Rei, Dolcenera, Negrita, Gatti Mézzi, Beppe Voltarelli.
Not only since 2007 has Tenax supported fundraising campaigns promoted by big organizations like Emergency and UNICEF, but the club also helped the earthquake victims in Abruzzo.