The Provincial Board of the Prefecture of Chimborazo in coordination with the MIES supervises 18 Child Development Centers at the service of vulnerable families in the Riobamba canton. They resume their activities again in September. The Centers serve children between 1 and 3 years old, from low-income households.
Luis Basante, technician responsible for the inter-institutional project “Child Development Centers”, indicated that “89 educators are part of the daily care units, who are not only in charge of care and stimulation, but also of feeding children and its integral development ”.
Despite the health emergency, the work of the educators, technicians and coordinators of the CDIs did not stop. “We have been concerned about the well-being and development, not only physical but also emotional and psychological, of children, with daily activities, prepared and planned, such as those they had in the children’s centers in person, and that through telework continued the daily tasks, “said Basante, referring to the work done.
In the same way, taking into account the biosafety protocol, the educators began home visits to verify the activities sent to the children by teleworking. And food kits were also delivered to the families of the boys and girls, users of the Child Development Centers of the Riobamba canton.