CROSSING SOUTH: Orphans & Casa Mayoral
Airs Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, March 25 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2
Monday, March 18, 2019
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—Travel south of the border into Baja California with bi-lingual travel host Jorge Meraz to discover a country rich in food, culture and so much more.—
He also gains insight into the roastery and cafe culture in Tijuana with some specialty coffee tasting; explores the quality of the medical services provided for children and their families; and of course, digs down into some tasty traditional and fusion-styled Mexican food.
On this episode, host Jorge Meraz visits Rancho de los Ninos, an orphanage located in Baja California, to see how orphaned youth are provided and cared for.
Established and privately run since 1968, this shelter partners with San Diego based non-profit organizations like Orphan Annie's International which provides food and supplies from north of the border.
He also meets a charming international couple that turned a family ranch into a peaceful bed and breakfast.
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