La Bocana land of inclusion and opportunities

In the paradisiacal place of La Bocana, located 20 minutes by boat from the Port of Buenaventura, for the first time the Great Day of Free Comprehensive Care "La Bocana, land of inclusion and opportunities", bringing social services to more than 600 residents of the area.

The conference organized by the Comfenalco Valle delagente Family Compensation Fund in association with institutions such as the National Navy, the Mayor's Office of Buenaventura through the Secretary of Economic Development, Sena, Save the Children, the Unit for comprehensive care and reparation to the victims, the legal office of the Santiago de Cali University and the Buenaventura Workshop School.

The entities were present in the territory with their work teams to positively impact the lives of the families of La Bocana, with the aim of developing a comprehensive activity with health services, psychosocial guidance, strengthening and transfer of cultural knowledge.

At care stations where people can access services such as: nutritional guidance, educational and employment offers; directed recreation, support through the legal office, activities with an ethnic focus and health care for taking weight, height, blood pressure, with the accompaniment of medical professionals. These will be located near the La Bocana dock, the Comfamar la Bocana Hotel in Comfenalco Valle delagente and the headquarters of the Bazán Bocana Community Council.

Ana Ximena Vallejo, Head of International Cooperation of Comfenalco Valle delagente, indicates that "we have carried out a preliminary work to characterize the population and identify social problems such as domestic violence, lack of socio-economic opportunities, little occupation of free time, among other complex issues."

“This is how we have mobilized as a Family Compensation Fund to articulate efforts with other entities and in this way build and execute social proposals adjusted to the population of La Bocana, which allows them to gradually improve their living conditions and make this place an attractive setting for the development of sustainable tourism offers ”, he indicated.

Vallejo also added that the Family Compensation Fund bets on this type of meeting with the community as an opportunity to implement the Sustainable Tourism Sector Technical Standard - NTS TS 002, which guides the development of actions in favor of the environment and of the town where Comfenalco Valle delagente is present with its tourist offer.

 

The Comfenalco Valle delagente Family Compensation Fund, a member of the Family Compensation Fund Association, ASOCAJAS, generates social well-being for low- and middle-income workers and their families.

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