Through the IDEP Foundation, this program will provide emergency aid, long-term recovery and the strengthening of local organizations in Aceh, Sumatra in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
In Aceh, a province within 65 miles of the epicenter of the worst natural disaster in over 40 years, deaths number over 80,000 Survivors are in desperate need of food, safe water, shelter and medical supplies.
How will this project solve this problem?
Aid includes water-sealed buckets with water purification tablets, bleach, rehydration tablets, bandages, vitamins, medicine for diarrhea, cold and cough medicine, mosquito nets, candles, non-perishable foods, cooking utensils and other items.
Potential Long Term Impact
Care packages, estimated to cost $25 each, will be distributed to people in need within the Aceh region. Donations will also be used to fund the cost of renting trucks to deliver the care packages and other supplies, usually a two to three day trip.
Total Funding Received to Date: $23,692
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 $23,692 . The original project funding goal was $15,000.