Tlaltepantla, 3 Oct (Notimex).- A total of 77 women from prisons in the State of Mexico are joined together to knit the dog rescuer, “Frida” and sell it as craft, in order to raise funds to support the construction of houses for the victims of the earthquake of the 19th of September, which affected six states in the country.
For two years, the Civil Association “La Cana” works with a group of women prisoners in the Penitentiary Centre of Barrientos, municipality of Tlalnepantla, with a workshop of weaving and embroidery.
Maria Mercedes, one of the founding members of The Cana BC, noted that, after the earthquake of magnitude 7.1, the prisoners on his own initiative decided to make a prototype of “Frida”, which they created with a picture of the official canine; they were able to take care of every detail of the work done one hundred percent by hand, with yarn, hooks, needles.
For the internal, the earthquake not only shook the earth, but also the desire and hope to work with one goal in common, that the society to which they say at some point failed him, directly or indirectly, can build the home that you have lost due to this natural phenomenon.
Each piece has a steady job at least six continuous hours and there are two sizes, the prices are 400 and 200 pesos; the production will be on sale in 19 points and on request in the page: www.lacana.mx.
With the sale of six days it has managed to buy 4 thousand 400 ecoblocks, enough to build two houses; the project that created the foundation “Check it” for Mexico, which aims to make 40 thousand houses collapsed in states affected by the earthquake.
Currently have been concluded, 30 of these products and it is estimated that to meet current demand will have a job for a little over a month.
In a statement, the government of the state of the state of Mexico reported that in this project also collaborate in internal Prisons of Nezahualcóyotl and Ecatepec.
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