Carmelo Ramírez highlights Canarian families commitment to the Vacations in Peace Program

Gran Canarias, July 22, 20231 (SPS) - The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has organized an act to pay tribute to the families participating in the Vacations in Peace Program and send a message of solidarity to the thousands of Sahrawi children who have not been able to enjoy of unforgettable vacations and experiences with Spanish host families.

During his speech, Carmelo Ramírez, Councilor for International Solidarity, specified that despite the impediments to organizing the program on the Island, an alternative program has been promoted and supported in the camps so that children can enjoy recreational and educational activities.

Likewise, Ramírez highlighted the commitment of the Canarian families and recalled that “in these times of pandemics we will continue to redouble cooperation with refugee camps in humanitarian, food, health and infrastructure aid.SPS