Centro Occupational Hortiterapéutico in Chile
Through training in Organic Cultures of medicinal plants, the "Centro Occupational Hortiterapéutico" improves the social inclusion of people with disabilities in a northern neighborhood of Santiago, Chile.
In the northern sector of the city of Santiago there are towns such as La Pincoya, Conchalí or El Barrero, which have important pockets of poverty and inequality. Here People in Disability Situation of limited resources are usually invisible and are in isolation in their homes, without receiving the appropriate stimulation and treatment.
COH wants to achieve the social inclusion of People in Disability Situation with limited resources, through their active participation in the community.
It seeks to improve the physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being of these people through their training in reproduction and propagation of medicinal crops.