The Sugar mills from the Guatemala Sugar Industry joined efforts to help the victims of the eruption from the Fuego Volcano that took place on Sunday, June 3.
Guatemala is in grief for the recent tragedy, which has affected more than 1.7 million people, from which 3 thousand 500 are living in temporary shelters.
As part of the commitment of the Guatemala Sugar Industry with the country, and in solidarity with the victims, the sugar mills have made available heavy machinery, medical doctors and industrial kitchens to support Guatemalan authorities in addressing the emergency.
For 36 days; from June 4 to July 9, food was prepared at the industrial kitchens of the Guatemalan Sugar Mills, brought and served hot to families sheltered in eight shelters established by the authorities.
From the beginning of the emergency, sugar mills in Guatemala prepared and delivered 135 thousand 585 hot food dishes, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.