puerto rico

Ráfaga Solidaria

A few days after Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico Helen Ceballos had to go to the hospital. Her health situation was quickly resolved but she realized that a lot of elderly waited for care, by themselves. She went home and gathered some friends to start visiting elderly homes and communities. With the support of Acacia Network Ráfaga Solidaria was born. ...

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Hansel Arroyo was born in New York in 1928. For decades he has lived in Santurce. His life is narrated in the book: Hansel: Un puertorriqueño para recordar by Olga María Poueymirou. Hansel lost part of his roof to Hurricane María. The hurricane left half of his apartment exposed to rain and sun. And he was, like millions of people, without power for months. ...