No Más Basura - Our next Recycling drop off day will be tomorrow Thursday the 17th from 8-10am. We are still collecting jars in all sizes for various businesses in town. If possible please leave the lids on. Your NMB team Nomasbasuralv@gmail.com
Local Ambulance Services - Training is one of the hidden costs of running the ambulance service here. The government mandates this training but does not pay the 21,700 pesos per person that it costs. Our crew is extremely grateful to all the generous members of our community whose donations have greatly helped to cover their training costs.
The basic training covers CPR, medications, burns, shock, trauma, spinal boards, splinting, intravenous injections, immobilising and transporting patients in various locations including mountainous areas and rappelling down steep slopes, and many other essential skills – even emergency childbirth. The volunteers have to dedicate one or 2 days every weekend for these trainings for 8 months, on top of their hours assisting Comandante Lupita, also an unpaid volunteer (already fully trained), on call-outs.
But training is an ongoing process. The next one is for extracting injured people from crashed vehicles, including when upside down, and from collapsed structures. Donations would be very welcome. paypal.me/ambulancia247
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