August 6, 2020

In virus-hit Mexico, feeding orphans takes a ‘miracle’

Texcoco (Mexico) (AFP) – At an orphanage in pandemic-stricken Mexico, the nuns water down milk and eke out food for the children — victims of violence, poverty, and now the economic fallout from the coronavirus.Even before donations began drying up because of the disease, it was a struggle for Mother Ines de Maria Piedras and her sisters to keep the shelter located in Texcoco, in central Mexico, running.Now the Casa Hogar San Martin De Porres y Juan XXIII is facing a critical situation.Largely dependent on state resources that were already insufficient before the virus struck, the orphanage h…


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