The Minister of Social Policy, Women and Migration, Joaquín Bascuñana, and the Mayor of Totana, José Martínez Andreo, inaugurated the extension work of the Center for Child Care "Pepita López Gandía" that allow them to be enrolled 150 children, San Francisco neighborhoods, El Parral and Ramblica.
During the ceremony, which was also attended general director of Family and Children, Laura Muñoz, Councillor of Education Totana, Trini Cayuela, and mayor of Planning and Sustainable Development, María José Bedia, policy makers have visited the various classrooms have been built with the expansion of this facility.
The works have been executed by the company "Hermanos Gómez SCL" on an area of 445.89 meters square, and have had a budget of 670,367 euros, funded by the Autonomous Community, and in addition to the initial infrastructure.
The Center for Child Care, the third public building of the municipality Childhood Education, responds to a request from the residents of this neighborhood, currently houses about 90 children, and with the expansion of this facility allows them to be 150 students enrolled .
The infrastructure has a total of nine children's classrooms first cycle (children aged 1 to 2 years) to accommodate a maximum of 25 children each, toilet modules, an administrative area with offices, staff room, reception, toilets public, clothing, kitchen, store, playground and garden area, among other services.
The building, located across the street Santomera the corner of San Antonio, is on one level and has projected adapted for people with disabilities, adapted toilets and changing rooms as well as ramps.
With the expansion work, as explained by the Mayor of Totana have built six classrooms and three double modules shared toilets every two classrooms, a body of single-storey building, with access through the main lobby of the center.
Thus, as indicated Martínez Andreo will "have expanded the resources to care for children of 0-3 years, facilitating the reconciliation of work and family life in our town and improve the quality of life of citizens with a figures project that exceeds one million euros. "
Integrated educational complex
Also, Martínez Andreo recalled that during this term the government team has advocated to promote an educational complex built in this neighborhood with the construction of the library, the construction of the new bar double row of the urbanization of La Ramblica, nursery school "Doña Patty Lewis, the expansion works of the infrastructure and the improvements made in school Tierno Galván, with the expansion of classrooms and the construction of the Municipal School of Summer.
In this regard, he recalled that the investment that has been carried out in schools in the town rises to the higher amount of 11,000,000 euros, of which 9.600.00 have been funded by the Autonomous Region, 40,000 euros City Council and 1,000,000 by the Local Investment Plan.
Thus, as stated during the inauguration of the first mayor, meets one of the commitments to the education community in infrastructure Totana, recalling the work carried in all schools in the municipality during this term such as extending classroom schools "San José", "District Deitania", "Tierno Galván" and "Guadalentín" El Parteón and the start of school, "Luis Pérez Rueda."
For his part, Minister for Social Policy has expressed his satisfaction at seeing how the government team meets the demands of the residents of Totana the hand of the Autonomous Community, "following the Valcárcel commitment will ensure that in year 2011 there is no school in this age group without a place in a public school. "
In this sense, explained that they made a commitment to the citizens of offering more than 10,000 beds in the Region of Murcia and gradually as the exemplary case of Totana is getting to meet the demands to normalize the process of reconciliation family life and work.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Foto: Totana.com