AS A SPONSOR OF THE TELETHON 20-30 THE PMA REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT WITH THE CHILDREN

 

Panama, 16th December.

"If you believe, I can" was the slogan of the Telethon 20-30 this year, where the Panama Maritime Authority, for sixth consecutives  years has expressed solidarity with the Panamanian children as an official sponsor with the donation of $.40,000 dollars, while employees contributed with
 $. 2,175.33.

The Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industries Director, Mr. Rogelio Barsallo, the Administrative Director, Mrs. Raquel Rubio and the Public Relations Director, Mr. Valerio Ábrego Jimenez, were in charged to lead the collaborators delegation who made the institution donation.

The Active 20-30 Club achieve one more time this year with the Panamanian children compromise, after fulfilling with the goal of collecting
B /. 4, 006,912; which is intended to expand the Centers Network Reintegra (Healthcare for children and adults with physical disability).

This also includes the construction of two new “Telethon Centers", fully equipped one in the East side of Panama this (24 December Health Installation) and one in the West side of Panama (Nicolás Solano Hospital). As well as the modification of the 7 existing Reintegra Centers in: David-Chiriqui, Santiago, Los Santos, Penonome, Chitre, Colon and Meteti - Darien.

This year was chosen as the child symbol Adonis Ovalle Rivas, a native of the Anton Valley in Cocle, Member of a family formed by 6 brothers, who in his 8 years living with a congenital disability called myelomeningocele (alteration of the spine) and other conditions like hydrocephalus and strabismus that avoid the movement ability.