Team Para la Naturaleza helped communities Colobó and Villa Colobó, in Loíza, providing 250 families with a variety of first necessity supplies for children, adults and the elderly.
Neighbors of both communities received assorted purchases, diapers, gallons of water, ice, solar lanterns, sanitary napkins, among other necessities after the lack of electricity and the intermittent water service in the neighborhood. The delivery of these supplies was possible through the Para la Naturaleza Community Fund in alliance with Tote Maritime.
“Villa Colobó, has around 130 houses, without electricity service. All this help for them is more than welcome. Many people are old, sick or have children with conditions, so help is very necessary, “explained Rebeca Rosado, coordinator of interpreters in the metro region in Para la Naturaleza.
Environmental interpreter of the Antiguo Acueducto de río Piedras, María Cristina López, said that the houses in Colobó and Villa Colobó suffered infrastructure damage after the passage of Hurricane Maria and the primary purpose of the donations is to help the neighbors to be restored.
Tote Maritime vice president of in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico, Eduardo Pagán, was with the main executives of the corporation in the community of Colobó and Villa Colobó giving a helping hand to Para la Naturaleza in the delivery of supplies for each neighbor that was waiting his food standing or thru auto-service.
“It has been tremendous satisfaction to be in this process of helping 250 families in each community that we go. I have the fortune to work with 29 employees directly and the spirit of charity of all of them is phenomenal, “said Pagán.
You can donate to the Community Fund by visiting www.paralanaturaleza.org. For more information about the post-Maria initiatives of Para la Naturaleza, follow the updates of their work in social networks.