Baja Californian Governor Marina del Pilar strengthens assistance for minors with HIV

Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda emphasized the determination of those who manage the home shelter of giving these children the best future possible

Baja Californian Governor, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, led a tour through the facilities of Casa Hogar Eunime Asociación Civil, and this way reasserted the state government’s will to prioritize the wellness of girls, boys, and teenagers.

In front of association leaders and government officials, the Governor highlighted the organization’s history, as well as its current challenges and opportunities, emphasizing the state administration’s will to coordinate with society-led organizations, especially those that focus on important issues such as the complete well-being of children.

In her tour through the home shelter located in Colonia El Cortez in the west area of the municipality, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda learned everything about the Casa Eunime project, as well as the benefits that this place offers for the healthy development of girls, boys, and teenagers that live there.

It should be noted that this civil association has been working since 2004, dedicating their care to minors diagnosed positively with HIV and their families, not only physically, but mentally. They always emphasize above all social awareness of the virus and the diseases that it causes.

During her tour, the Governor gave an award to Juanita Ortiz, head of Casa Hogar Eunime, for her work aiding girls, boys, and teenagers that have been assisted for 18 years; work that has left a mark in the community.

At the same time, she revealed that she has instructed the Secretariat of Social Integration and Wellness of the state to deliver monthly supplies to this altruistic institution.

She also stated that the Government of Baja California has announced a monthly scholarship to each of the children that live here so that they can receive appropriate care for each of their needs.

In her speech, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda emphasized the will of those who manage the home shelter of giving these children the best future possible, as well as coordinating with authorities so that this organization has the necessary conditions to achieve their goals.

It should be noted that the home shelter has a dining area, a medical office, a playroom, as well as areas designed so that these children have what’s necessary so as to prioritize their adequate growth while fully respecting their human rights.

In the tour, the following people were present: Carlos Torres Torres, the Governor’s husband; President of the DIF trust, Mavis Olmeda García; Director of Eunime A.C., Juanita Ortiz; doctor of Tijuana’s General Hospital who treats the children, Dara López; representative of sponsor Makro, Santa Cruz; representative of sponsor SIMNSA, Gabriela Zepeda; Carlos del Río of Smurfit Kappa, as well as Erick Silva and Abdul Molina, of the Hunter company.

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