Monday, July 23, 2007

P4P Exchange with Cuban Children

From the ACN news service in Cuba:

Pastors for Peace Exchange with Cuban Children

Havana, July 23 (acn) Members of the 18th Pastors for Peace Cuba-US Friendshipment Caravan met on Sunday with children of a foster home of the city of Sancti Spíritus in central Cuba.
Cuban News Agency

The members of Pastors for Peace, who arrived last Friday in Havana after collecting 90 tons of humanitarian aid for Cuba in a tour around 127 US cities, spoke with the children who showed them their home and offered them a cultural show.

During the meeting, the visitors learned about the advantages of the Cuban educational system that guarantees the necessary resources for the education of all the youth of the country.

The visitors also visited a poli-clinic on Sunday and learned about the efforts being made there towards social and economic development.

They also expressed interest in education and health care programs in the central province of Sancti Spíritus, and praised the infant mortality rate in the territory, which is only 3.1 deaths per every one thousand live births.


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