Hurricane Dean Disaster Relief in Yucatan, Mexico

$2,065 $27,935
Raised Remaining


Through this project we will be helping the thousands of indigenous Mayans and residents displaced by the hurricane and its aftermath, as well as the many small NGOs that have lost valuable resources.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Villages and communities along the southern Yucatan Coast have been wiped out. We will help with provision of basics such as: Food Shelter Water Sanitation Cooking Utensils Clothes Housing materials We will also help directly with the clean up of the coastline and re-building of the communities. Numerous small charities and NGO’s that GVI partner with have also been affected by this hurricane and we will be helping to replenish equipment so they can continue their invaluable work.

How will this project solve this problem?

Activities will include the provision of services and amenities for stake holders as well as the purchase and donation of materials for shelter, water and food provision, first aid, education, income generation, sanitation and cooking.

Potential Long Term Impact

The local communities have lost everything. This project allows them to help themselves rebuild, aiding both the communities directly and the local NGOs that supply long term assistance in the area.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $2,065

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 $2,065 .  The original project funding goal was $30,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Thanks to 21 donors like you, a total of $2,065 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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Project Leader

Andy Woods-Ballard

Director of Operations
St Albans, Herts United Kingdom

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Map of Hurricane Dean Disaster Relief in Yucatan, Mexico
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