The governor, Rubén Rocha Moya, announced that they are looking at the land for its construction since it must be in a central location.
MAZATLAN. – At last, Sinaloa will have a Telethon Center and it will be installed in Mazatlan and although there is no official opening date, it will be part of the 24 centers that already exist in the country and that help children and adolescents with disabilities.
It was Governor Rubén Rocha Moya who broke the news but not before waiting for the official announcement from the president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who reported it in La Mañanera.
“He reported that the next Telethon center will be built in Sinaloa, today he reported it, I already knew it, that I couldn’t say it… It will be a care space for our children with disabilities, autism, in general,” he declared.
What will they need from the Sinaloa government?
The governor pointed out that the idea is to facilitate the land and consider it as a donation, which must be in a central location for easy access, of at least 10,000 square meters, with no less than approximately 100 meters of frontage.
“It is not our land, it needs to be very central, we do not have land there, but we already have it located, there are possibilities, the businessmen of Mazatlan are generous,” he said.
There are currently 24 Telethon Centers. The initiative was born in 1997, however, it was in 1999 when the first of them was built in the State of Mexico, but CRITs already exist in Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Mexico City, Coahuila, Durango. , Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Michoacán, Ciudad Neza, Oaxaca, Jalisco, Puebla, Quintana Roo and Sonora.
This organization attends to the needs of children and adolescents with disabilities and their families, especially those with limited resources. To these Child Rehabilitation and Inclusion Centers, they added autism and cancer units, due to the growing comprehensive care of these issues.
To date, they have served approximately 109,912 people, just in the last year and since the first center, more than 601,000 people have been served.
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