Recently, many countries have experienced devastating natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and wildfires. Indigenous communities in Mexico have been hit hard, and need support. Our friend, Cesar Morales Rodríguez, President of Campo A.C., has asked us to help spread the word.
Cesar says, “We’re working to support the population affected by the aftershocks on September 7th, 19th, and 23rd in a large number of communities in the regions of Istmo and Sierra Mixe. Our intervention consists of four aspects:
- We have lent our facilities to store and distribute over 180 tons of supplies, tools, clothing, and medicine that has been donated by Mexican NGOs, businesses, churches, producer organizations, and others, as well as from migrant organizations in the US and northern Mexico.
- To date, we have fed 3,500 people, thanks to the installation of eight community kitchens in San Mateo del Mar and Tehuantepec.
- We have implemented the design, construction, and installation of 20 shelters to protect 100 families affected by complete or partial destruction of their homes. Currently, we’re working to gather funds to provide another 100 shelters to families still in need.
- We are part of a regional network of 25 communities, different groups and local organizations of Istmo and in the Mixe region. Together we are working to create a plan for thousands of families who have lost their homes. “
You can help Campo continue its crucial work by making a donation via PayPal at: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=Y8T96JL2FD4UL