Rotary Club donates money to help Matamoros school; Mexico’s club is also contributing grant
"In order to have a good student they have to be well fed ... It's going to improve the level of education in a very poor area (of Matamoros)."
- Humberto Acosta, Matamoros club president
Harlingen, Texas, USA - The Rotary Club of Harlingen has donated $3,500 Friday to the Rotary Club of Matamoros, Mexico, to help with construction costs of a school cafeteria there.
The Matamoros club is contributing $3,500 and has received a matching grant from Rotary International of $7,000. The total of $14,000 will help relocate a school building that was donated by the Mexican government and cover installation costs for the school cafeteria.