• Erika Ochoa

Latin community united in West Kelowna!

We are glad to talk about the support that latin farmers workers have received from different people to help them feel better during this difficult time.

As we know, some of the agricultural workers had been tested positive from COVID-19 in West Kellowna, Canada. They actually are currently in isolation and receiving medical assistance. We have been in contact with Byland’s management team and were pleased to know that the affected individuals are being well taken care of.

OLA and our special collaborator Karla Medina decided to take the initiative to collect some things that could make latin workers feel loved and encouraged because we know is difficult to be away from home in this situation and without knowing anyone.

Beautiful people appeared and donated coca cola, water, table games, Spanish books to read, toiletries, cookies, bread, cartas with messages of support, among other things. It has been an incredible experience that show that we are not alone. We are together around the world.

Latinos united in community!

If you are reading this, we want to tell that you the next below:

You are not alone.

We want to send a huge thank you to all the community who participated to make this possible. Thanks to Nadia Galvan, Angelica Ortiz, Geo Torres, Gina Villanueva, Perla Villegas, Luis Diaz, Janette and Teresa Marshall, Paulina Orozco, Brigida Vidana, Ileana Reyes, Sonia Arvizu, Lili Soto from Calgary, AB, Okanagan Mexican flolklore dance, and RAMA organization.

“My heart is still smiling because sometimes the simplest things mean the most”

Bless your generosity!


Okanagan Latin Association

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is a non-profit organization that aims to generate knowledge, propose initiatives develop practices and support processes to contribute to the integration and sharing of Latino culture with the general public.


Phone: 778 392 5429

Registered number: S0070898

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