The Education Department of La Vila Joiosa collaborates with the Conquistando Escalones association

The City Council of La Vila Joiosa, through the Department of Education together with the Municipal Library, has established a new collaboration with Conquistando Escalones with the purchase of 40 copies of “The tournament of your life” which, as indicated by the consistory , It has been proposed “the inclusion of this book within the educational material that will be used in the local schools in order to work on values ​​and make known what life is like for people affected by Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy 1F-D2 between the little ones “.

The Councilor for Education, Xente Sebastiá, has shown his full support for the affected people and has expressed his desire that the support from the council can collaborate to improve the day-to-day life of people affected by this disease and represent a further step towards the solution of this disease.

From the Association we recall that the funds obtained from the sale of the book “The Tournament of Your Life” are intended entirely for medical research on Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy 1F-D2 and HIV, having discovered that the genetic mutation that causes the disease makes those affected immune to the AIDS virus.