Cornerstone in San Ignacio holds health fair Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 April 2014 00:00

One of the Cayo District’s most noted humanitarian organization, Cornerstone Foundation, held its semi-annual health fair at the Cayo Welcome Center in San Ignacio Town on Friday of last week. Residents had an opportunity to get a free check of their Body Mass Index, blood pressure and HIV/AIDS status.

Other community members also came out to buy clothes from Cornerstone to fund many of its ongoing activities for vulnerable youths, women and children.
For the day, workers highlighted Cornerstone’s daily program in feeding 98 kids. From a previous interview, General Manager Rita Defour believes that no child should go hungry while attending school.

The Cornerstone is a community based nonprofit humanitarian organization founded in 1999 and is headquartered at Number 43 Church Street in San Ignacio.

Members of the local community governing board of Cornerstone includes as President Suzane Espat and Jane Hall as Vice President. Other members of the Board are Lupita Ferguson as Secretary and Aki Fukai, Melissa Salazar, Aleida Trujillo, Eliodi Wagner, Bettsy Ray amd Grace Torres as members.

More information can be obtained about Cornerstone by visiting or by calling 8242373.