A 12-coloured Rainbow

Asociacion Arco Iris

In Villa Atuel, 60km from San Rafael – province of Mendoza, Argentina, we met the non-profit association “Arco Iris” (Rainbow), a group of 12 women devoted to solve other people’s problems. They started informally 4 years ago, coordinated by Elina at her fitness classes. Organizing bingos, charity raffles and contributing from their own pockets; they obtained the materials to build a new house with electricity for Mrs Ñata Uribe, of 76 years of age, whose rooftop was literally falling and furthermore, due to lack of electricity, her daughter of 32 years old suffering from diabetes had lost her sight because she couldn’t maintain insulin refrigerated. Continue reading