Cuenca offers temporary lodging and food to migrants

The city of Cuenca has officially agreed to shelter migrating refugees who were forced to leave their home country. Marcelo Cabrera, Mayor, City of Cuenca,  signed an agreement authorizing the Municipal Social Development Direction and the Posada San Francisco that will benefit more than 1,200 migrants each year by giving them temporary shelter and food. The primary beneficiaries are those fleeing upheaval and violence and hunger in their home countries of Venezuela and Colombia. Also included are provisions for Ecuadorians who are returning home after living abroad. They will be able to access benefits, as well. The mayor also signed…

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