As you know, it is not the institutional policy of URI to support the Circles of Cooperation with fondos. However, in the Asamblea Regional de Chile 2014, the possibility of providing some type of support to promote initiatives of the CCs that need support, given the socio-economic and cultural characteristics of other Latin American and Caribbean communities, was planted. It is for this reason that you have been included in the URIALC Region 2015 for the first time, a section for the APORTE SOLIDARIO program, a new line of support for CCs as a symbolic way of rewarding and supporting those CCs he is actively working in his localities for the construction of interreligious dialogue, the culture of peace and the healing of mother earth.
Last Year 13 CC Circles sent their application and were completed with different kind of initiatives to help their communities each month the Regional Office is collecting their testimony and producing this bulletin to show the impact that the URI help had.
Objective: To expand the ancestral knowledge of environmental protection and conservation, with emphasis on the recovery of its sacred spaces in Mother Earth.
Description: CC Quinaroa seeks to raise awareness about the importance of living in harmony with a healthy and protected environment for every citizen. The members of CC Quinaroa are dedicated to teaching workshops on formation and transmission of ancestral knowledge, knowledge of the flora and,revitalization of the cultural manifestations of the indigenous peoples (Quinaroes, who make life in Lagunillas, merida of the state).
Objective: To monitor the emotional state of patients and health professionals to support them in the practice of cure, such as hospital clowns. From it and with games we transform the hospital environment and create bridges of love. We healp also following projects such as CSE (comprehensive sex education) campaigns and awareness campaigns to prevent STDs (sexually transmitted diseases).
Description: CC SonRio attends the public hospital twice a week and visits old people, adult hospitalization and adult surgery to share a moment of laughter, music and games that allows them to relieve theirphysical pain.