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|