Half the Sky Children's Earthquake Relief Fund

 
$469,883
$30,117
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The Fund provides emergency shelter, food, and medical care for children orphaned or separated from their families, also temporary or long-term foster care or, if needed, temporary institutional care.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Half the Sky Foundation and China's Ministry of Civil Affairs (the government agency responsible for disaster relief) have set up a Children’s Earthquake Fund that will provide direct aid to the thousands of children in welfare institutions and in the community who are suffering in the wake of devastating earthquakes in Sichuan Province and Chongqing. Donations will be used to provide emergency and long-term relief to children affected by the disaster.

How will this project solve this problem?

Through Half the Sky’s Children’s Earthquake Fund, donations will be used to provide emergency and long-term relief to children affected by the disaster, including emergency shelter, food, and medical care.

Potential Long Term Impact

The focus of HTS activities is to provide emergency relief as well temporary or long-term foster care or, when necessary, temporary institutional care for the children orphaned or separated from their families during the quake.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $469,883

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $469,883 .  The original project funding goal was $500,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Funded

Thanks to 3,760 donors like you, a total of $469,883 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Half the Sky Foundation

Berkeley, California, United States
http://www.halfthesky.org

Project Leader

Jennifer Kincaid

Berkeley, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Half the Sky Children's Earthquake Relief Fund
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