70TH SSPT Anniversary
70th SSPT anniversary. Today, December 4, the day of Santa Bárbara, patron saint of miners, our Senegalese subsidiary, SSPT, celebrates its 70th anniversary in the company of authorities, clients and friends.
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy, Tolsa is carrying out a project in Senegal that guarantees the schooling of more than 350 children and medical assistance to more than 150 families without resources.
Tolsa works to improve the environment and the lives of the communities in which it operates. In addition to having environmental certifications and BSCI, she leads Social Responsibility projects, mainly in the field of Education and Health.
Day of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, the patron saint of the miners and all the professions that handle explosives, was chosen because of the Legend of the Lightning. Santa Barbara, was born in Nicomedia, near the Sea of Marmara, was a virgin and Christian martyr of the third century and is part of the official list of the martyrology of the Catholic Church. According to the catholic calendar or santoral his celebration is celebrated today, the 4 of December. Her father was the one who decapitated her on the top of a mountain, after which a lightning struck him, killing him as well.
Processions and manifestations express all their devotion to the Saint, in all parts of the world.