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Sergio Castro’s Humanitarian Work

Considered a hero by many in Chiapas, Sergio Castro has received numerous awards for his humanitarian and cultural work. 

By training, he is an agricultural engineer, veterinarian and teacher. By nature, he is a humanitarian, ethnologist and polyglot– speaking Spanish, French, Italian, English, Tzotzil, Tzeltal and Lacandón Maya.

For more than 48 years- almost every day of every week- Don Sergio has treated wounds and burns of the poor, built over 30 schools, and over 25 water catchment and filtration systems for the indigenous villages and poor neighborhoods in Chiapas– from the Lacondon villages deep in the jungle to San Cristobal de las Casas where his clinic and museo are located now.

Now in his 70’s, treating burns, wounds, and diabetic ulcers of the poor in and around San Cristobal every day of the week, he continues to get requests for help with water and school needs from local communities. There are always several projects he can initiate and finish as funds arrive.

Local Chamulans call him Yok Chij, Deer Foot, because he’s become an honorary and trusted member of their community, who is always on the go.

Watch the trailer of El Andalón, a documentary about Don Sergio by Veremos Productions.
The award winning documentary about humanitarian Sergio Castro, El Andalon is now available at Amazon for $17.

Learn more about his humanitarian work by visiting:
•  http://sergiocastrosc.blogspot.com/ 
•  Join Facebook: Emergency Burn Clinic
•  Watch a Youtube video

Read about Sergio Castro on other websites:

Couleurmonde
Un héroe de Chiapas 
Stichting Chiapas Indian

Labor humanitaria de Sergio Castro

Considerado un héroe en Chiapas, Sergio Castro ha recibido numerosos premios por su trabajo humanitario y cultural.

Su preparación académica es como maestro, ingeniero agrícola y veterinario. Y por naturaleza es humanitario, etnólogo y políglota: habla español, francés, inglés, italiano, tzotzil, tzeltal y maya lacandón.

Durante sus 46 años en Chiapas, Don Sergio ha trabajado en proyectos agrícolas y construido escuelas y sistemas de captación y filtración de agua en comunidades indígenas y colonias pobres de San Cristóbal de las Casas. Por su imparable andar en tzotzil le llaman Yok Chij, Pata de Venado.

Actualmente la mayor parte de su tiempo lo dedica a visitar enfermos y curar a pacientes con quemaduras, llagas y heridas de la piel que llegan a su clínica.

Ve El Andalón, un nuevo documental sobre Don Sergio realizado por Veremos Productions y compra en Amazon.

Para saber más sobre su trabajo humanitario:
•  Visita el blog http://sergiocastrosc.blogspot.com/ 
•  Entra a Facebook: Emergency Burn Clinic
•  Checa este video en Youtube

En la prensa:
Couleurmonde
Un héroe de Chiapas 
Stichting Chiapas Indiane

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