Elvia Troya arrived early from the Mocache Canton in the Los Rios Province to Guayaquil, however this time she did not do so to attend an appointment with Norelys Ortiz´s traumatologist attending her small nine-year old daughter who suffered from a lack of oxygen at birth. On this occasion they arrived to receive the wheelchair she needed to attend her therapies.
Norelys was part of the 23 beneficiaries who received mobility implements from a Junta de Beneficencia de Guayaquil delivery performed this morning in coordinartion with the Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints, Free Wheelchair Mission and Mobility Worlwide.
“My daugther can´t walk, however she is in school and is undergoing treatment here in Guayaquil while I carry her around. That is why when I found out La Junta could help me out with a wheelchair I requested the form, filled it out and delivered it”, commented Elvia.
The donation is part of a mobility implements, free-of-charge donation program maintained by La Juntra de Beneficencia de Guayaquil for persons of scarce economic means in need of a mobility implement to improve their quality of life.
Beneficiaries were adults, elderly adults and children from the Mocache, Tarifa, Balzar, Naranjal, Durán, Milagro, Daule and Guayaquil Cantons who suffer from limited mobility due to illnesses such as diabetes, alzheimer, blindness, cerebral – vascular accident, hemiplejia, amputations, cerebral paralysis, paraplegic condition, arthritis, among others.