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The Local Police presents a solidarity campaign to schools for the collection of used bicycles and school materials for the Third World (19/05/2018)

The Local Police of Totana is presented during these days in the different schools of the municipality a solidarity campaign to promote the collection of used bicycles and reusable school and medical supplies for the NGO "Health for Africa", a newly created international association has been working since the middle of this year in the development and action of programs to promote the improvement of sanitary conditions in the African continent.

According to sources from the Local Police Headquarters, corporal of this Body, María Hernández Vivancos -driven of this project in Totana-, is presented to the different educational communities this charitable and solidary campaign that is being managed locally through of the aforementioned organization.

"Health for Africa" ​​is a non-profit organization that has been working since April 2017 in cooperation for health development in the African continent in order to face the limitations that public health systems have in this continent, through the development and action of programs for the improvement of sanitary conditions.

This entity works in the health training of professionals as a tool to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants, stimulating the creation of deep-rooted and self-sustainable projects to encourage the quality and dignity of health care in an efficient, sustainable and growing manner.

The promoters monitor the local health conditions, in health centers and hospitals that lack adequate health equipment, and contribute by training professionals and collecting reusable medical equipment to effective and dignified medical care for users. .

Programs to improve sanitary conditions are based on the reception and distribution of equipment and hospital furniture donated by health systems of developed countries, in this case, individuals, organizations, companies and health systems;

the training of health personnel and the optimization of basic health services through their medical missions.

The work that has been done, and with which the Local Police of Totana will actively collaborate, aims to contribute to the most vulnerable populations having access to health through cooperation actions that favor sustainable development processes and educational campaigns.

This organization does not raise money but they develop campaigns through what they call "chain of favors", which allow the collection of sanitary material and recruitment of volunteers in Spain that then materialize with medical brigades, supported at the level of logistical support in rural areas. said continent, and which started last September in Senegal and Morocco.

The Local Police of Totana is working in schools in the collection of bicycles and school supplies that is no longer useful in Spanish homes but is reusable and very useful in these countries, which will be stored in the premises of Civil Protection -old College "La Cruz" - and will be channeled through said NGO for said Third World projects.

The citizens of Totana interested can contact to make the deposit of material or make any query about their donations through the phone 650-955524.

In principle, you must contact this contact to make a deposit of the donated material by means of a prior appointment, with the collaboration of local police agents.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana

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