Mayor of Tijuana Donates His Entire Salary to Charity

Tijuana’s mayor Carlos Bustamante Anchondo, donated his entire monthly salary to an orphanage, Santa Teresita del Niño Jesús. This amounts to 87,000 pesos ($7,250), after taxes are deducted.

The Mayor said that every month he would donate his salary to a different charity to be selected by Ministry of Social Development.

The money was donated, “As a campaign promise to deliver the total of my salary to a different institution as there are many who need resources and we will support them,” he said.

Mayor Bustamonte is an American citizen, born in National City, California and is a graduate of the University of San Diego.

Tijuana Mayor Carlos Bustamonte donates his salary to an orphanage