13 May: Founder

A life given to service Dr. María Luisa Piraquive Born in the municipality of Chipata, located in the Santander Department – Colombia. During her youth she lived alongside her parents Obdulio Piraquive and Maria Corredor and was the third of eight siblings. Dr. Maria Luisa Piraquive was raised in a humbling and enterprising family. Dr. Maria Luisa Piraquive realized her elementary studies in the municipality of Sachica, located in the Department of Boyaca; later she relocated to Bogota where she studied high school through radio. From an early age, moral and ethical values were instilled. Her father was a man who was characterized by his love for reading and having an enterprising spirit, an attitude that allowed him to exercise important public positions. This example…