The Price Stabilization Institute (INESPRE) started the sale of bananas from Barahon at 7 pesos per unit through its mobile warehouse programs.
The food was purchased from producers in Tamayo, Vicente Noble, and other areas of the country’s southern region, which were affected by the passage of storm Laura, by the President of the Republic, Luis Abinader.
Iván Hernández Guzmán, director of Inespre, reported that as of this Tuesday, September 1, fifteen trucks would leave daily to low-income countries to sell bananas the population.
The product will be shipped in packages of seven units for a price of 50 pesos.
“The President of the Republic visited the affected areas as we did and asked the institutions of the agricultural sector to assist those affected immediately, so we are acquiring more than a million units of food,” said the director of the entity state.
This Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the Inespre mobile warehouses will visit many sectors of the Santo Domingo Oeste municipality such as Bayona, Arroyo Bonito, Palmar de Herrera, Buenos Aires, El Cielo, Las Palmas, Libertador, La Venta, Palave, Manoguayabo, Hato Nuevo, Ensanche Altagracia, Guajimía, Batey Bienvenido, Juan Pablo Duarte and El Enriquillo.