Frutera brinda acompañamiento a cocodes de escuintla para gestionar proyectos de desarrollo con el ministerio de comunicación, infraestructura y vivienda

Frutera provides accompaniment to COCODES from Escuintla to manage development projects with the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing.

Guatemala, November 2012. Forty two leaders of seven Frutera neighboring communities and company representatives, met last week with the Vice-minister of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing, Guillermo Estuardo Sosa, the General Roads Director, Jorge Rogelio Galvez and Congressman for Escuintla, Hernan Morán who represents more than 15 thousand people in the villages of San Francisco Madre Vieja, Huitzitzil, Las Trozas, Playa El Semillero, El Caspirol and Ticanlú.

The aim of the meeting was to ask the Ministry for support to carry out several projects, which include the: asphalt commissioning of 12.5 km of asphalt road, building the bridge of Las Trozas that connects seven communities, the construction of a wall along the Rio Nahualate and repairing the street from the beach to San Francisco Madre Vieja.

The meeting was very fruitful, next week the Road Director will visit the zone with a technical team to evaluate the projects and respond and monitor the group.

Ernesto Telón, President of the Community Development Council-COCODE (for its initials in Spanish), thanked Frutera for the support and stated that the dialog with authorities, communities and company had been achieved to work for the development of the community.