TENANCINGO, Mexico – For the third consecutive year, the Health Brigade from the of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico’s (UAEM) Tenancingo campus held the Christmas Collection. The performance benefitted children at the General Hospital of Tenancingo, where clothes, toys and sweets were donated.
The Brigade is made up of 22 students studying archeology, gastronomy, agricultural engineering, floriculture, international economic relations and tourism.
Among the activities carried out by these students are the scheduled visits to hospitals in Tenancingo, where they perform animated shows and plays that discuss life values, humanity and respect for others.
The Health Brigade also goes to kindergartens where they teach students to reuse paper, cardboard, cans, and plastic for decoration or for craft materials.
Students, academics and administrators joined in with the social work carried out by members of the brigade, whose members are continually trained in the areas of first aid, logistics and evacuation, and also carry out socially beneficial community campaigns, such as reforestation projects.