City Mayor announces day care program
Santo Domingo.- City Mayor RobertoSalcedo has announced plans to open childcare centers in several poorneighborhoods including La Ciénaga and Gualey.
The initiative seeks to care forchildren between the ages of two and six while their mothers are out at work, said Salcedo.
Reporting on the August 2011-July 2012period, the mayor listed the actions carried out during the last year of hisadministration, which include the creation of public spaces, free gyms,improvements to social services, and the promotion of patrimonial values andland management of large areas.
He also mentioned the progress thathas been made in the urban cleansing system, investments in communities via theParticipative Budget program and the strengthening of institutional mechanisms.
He declared that the implementationof urban policies was “an expression of the experience generated by the Mayor’soffice in the search for solutions to the everyday problems of the citizenry,in a quest for improving their quality of life”.
He said that his administration hadmet the objectives set out in the Strategic Plan for 2015.