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$ 102,700 was raised on the Manta Chamber of Commerce telethon

Delivery of toys and food will take place during and after Christmas with what telethon collects stay

MANTA, Manabi

A total of 102,700 were raised during the telethon organized by the Manta Chamber of Commerce (CCM), an event that took place this week in the Manabi port.

The projection was to raise more than 100,000 dollars that will be used to acquire toys, and also buy food to deliver in bags to various sectors of Manabí, said Lucía Fernández, main coordinator of this activity that had on this day the participation of several artists from Manabí and other locations in the country

This Tuesday 7 will take place telethon organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Manta

“Our projection is to get where we are really required and needed, we thank God we have bequeathed to sectors, neighborhoods and other places where they present the most needs, be it with food or with the theme of toys”; Fernández referred.

The former president of the CCM pointed out that this body has also supported other initiatives such as support for economic reactivation and post-earthquake aid, managing and contributing to the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, which, according to Fernández, confirms the desire to help not only Manta, but all the manabitas.

Other ideas that will crystallize in 2022 from the CCM will be to give backpacks to students from communities, something that, according to Fernández, previous governments prohibited them, but which they will now take up again.

“We are going to sponsor the reconstruction of schools with the private sector, each company is going to take a school for its rehabilitation,” declared Fernández, regarding the support that the private sector will provide to rehabilitate educational establishments, although he did not identify the places where it will be done. this work. (I)