Children of the Cerrito community celebrated their day
As part of the activities carried out within the framework of the Cerrito Stoplight Initiative, the traditional Children’s Day celebration was held in the Toba QOM indigenous community of Cerrito. This year, the protagonists of the celebration were the extension workers of the families, with the collaboration of young leaders of the community, who got involved and helped to make the day a successful one.
The goal -when carrying out this kind of activities, – is for the children of the community to participate in recreational activities, 300 in total, between the ages of 5 and 13, accompanied by their mothers and families. The event also had the support of the non-indigenous neighborhood commission of Cerrito, which contributed with ideas and logistics to the celebration.
The event was a success from the get-go -its planning, development and execution,- since from the beginning the involvement of the whole community was achieved, with important donations from different entities; also, this kind of activities allows an integration between extension workers and young leaders of the QOM people, sharing ideas of future projects, in addition to the quality time that extension workers spend with members of the indigenous community.
This activity contributed with indicators 33 of the Poverty Stoplight, entertainment and leisure; and with indicator 44 as well, which is confidence and self-esteem.