SAN IGNACIO CERRO GORDO, JALISCO MÉXICO – Luz Maria Gonzalez Jimenez, a stay-at-home mom, receives physical therapy at the rehabilitation center at el DIF. The National System for Integral Family Development, or DIF, is a Mexican public institution of social assistance that focuses on strengthening and developing the welfare of the Mexican families. It is in charge of providing food to the people in need, along with other resources.
“I had surgery in my spine, and they have given me therapies that have really helped me,” Gonzalez said.
She comes Monday-Friday for about one hour daily. Gonzalez found out about the services through her neighbor who would also come and has now recovered. Gonzalez is not from San Ignacio Cerro Gordo, but is from La Capilla De Guadalupe, about a 15-minute drive from the town.
“Doctor Rodrigo has been the one helping me, and the therapists are very professional and kindhearted people.