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 Childrenâ€™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 Skyâ€™s Childrenâ€™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.
Total Funding Received to Date: $469,883
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.