World Foundation Donates €1,800 To 15-Month-Old Mijas Boy

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World Foundation Donates €1,800 To 15-Month-Old Mijas Boy
HELP: A cheque was presented to help pay for Antonio’s treatment.  Credit: Mijas Communicacion/C.Luque. 


Helping little Antonio 

CLC World Foundation has donated €1,800 to Antonio, a 15-month-old boy from Mijas who suffers from congenital muscular dystrophy. 

This will allow his family to cover the costs of the rehabilitation therapies he needs for the next three months. 

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Mijas Town Council had asked the foundation for help when it became aware of Antonio’s plight. 

A cheque was handed over at a ceremony presided over by the mayor of MijasJosele González, together with representatives of the Foundation. 

The mayor said: “We must thank CLC World Foundation for this contribution. They did not hesitate for one minute to make this donation.” 

Antonio’s mother, Raquel Berlanga, thanked the foundation for its gesture: “We are very grateful for this help, it will help us move forward and is another little push for Antonio to carry the disease in a quieter way. 

“We would like to thank institutions such as the town council and the CLC World Foundation, who help us on a day-to-day basis and also the people in the street who are also collaborating.” 

She explained that “Antonio is going through a quieter phase than last year; at respiratory level he is doing quite well; at motor level he is a little delayed because of the nasogastric tube he has had for five months; and at digestive level it seems that things are going much better. We are noticing the changes, he moves more, he has started talking, and he can now stand up.” 

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