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GlobalGiving is supporting a number of Mexico earthquake relief projects that are responding to the needs of their communities. All of the projects have been thoroughly vetted and are providing ongoing updates about the impact of your donation. Here are some of the recent updates:

Mountain women rebuilding life - Promotora de Servicios para el Desarrollo S.C.

3rd project report project 37379

Aug 22, 2019   We want to share with you that we are very happy because we have managed to raise awareness about the risks we face here in the mountains with earthquakes, hurricanes and the heavy rains they cause. The greatest risk is landslides and damage to homes. In addition to the rains, during the hurricanes there are strong winds that affect houses because their sheet roofs fly and in the case of corn crops they end and coffee trees lose their flowering and fruits. By raising awareness, we have achieved.... Read more

Women economic empowerment for earthquake relief - Crea Comunidades de Emprendedores Sociales, A.C.

Networking support for earthquake relief. "Red de apoyo"

Aug 20, 2019   “Women economic empowerment for earthquake relief” “Creciendo con México”, was a program developed to attend, accompany and strengthen businesses led by women that were affected by the 2017 earthquakes in Mexico City.    In the period of February to May of 2019, impacted to 167 women in three components:   Diagnostic Training in the methodology of Personal Initiative and Development of Business Skill Networking support (“Red de.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Increasing habitability and reducing vulnerability post disaster

Aug 15, 2019   The Comprehensive and Social Reconstruction of Habitat project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, continues improving habitability and diminishing vulnerability of many families in the communities of Ixtepec, Niltepec, Xadani, Chihuitán, San Francisco del Mar, Unión Hidalgo, and San Mateo del Mar; thanks to all the organizations and people that have showed solidarity after de emergency caused by the earthquakes of 2017. Kitchens, traditional bread and comixcal ovens Until.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Trauma Relief & Youth Training - International Association for Human Values

Project Report 08-08-19

Aug 9, 2019   Dear Supporters,   We would like to Thank You for all your efforts in supporting our work so that with your help we can reach out to more and more children. They are our future generation and your contribution means a lot for us to keep going in what we do   3  Follow ups for 40 participants in 3 different cities (Chalco, Cuautitlan Izcalli and Toluca)  1 Training course of 12 hours for 30 participants as monitor for Trauma Relief Program and YES! for School.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

A year after receiving their grants

Aug 6, 2019   Dear supporters, It’s been over a year since our grantee partners received their grant and they have been carrying out excellent work in their communities. These are some examples: The women in Mujeres de la Tierra y el Sol have begun building their new community center in Tepapayeca, Puebla. Their old one fell down with the earthquake and they have been working hard to prepare all the materials. Their new center will be built with bahareque, a traditional and natural method that combines.... Read more

Help the Nava Juarez Family Rebuild their Home - Construyendo Comunidades Integrales, A.C.

The Nava Juarez Family will soon get their home!

Aug 2, 2019   The volunteer efforts came out just as planned, 18 kids from Peterson school went to the construction, worked for 3 days and left the house advanced to a 60%. The construction of the house was a very satisfying activity for the kids, they lived the whole process of the construction and got to see the work the construction workers do everyday. The Nava Juarez family was so excited and helped a lot during the construction, they made a really nice bond with all the volunteers. After the volunteer.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

Emergency Preparedness in the Classroom

Aug 5, 2019   On 19th September 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Puebla, Mexico. The earthquake struck approximately 140km south-east of Mexico City, just two weeks after another lethal earthquake in Mexico. The earthquake, the most powerful to strike Mexico since 1985, killed over 200 people, injured hundreds more, and led to large-scale destruction of buildings and infrastructure. Since September 2017, IsraAID has maintained a team of psychosocial and water sanitation specialists on the ground. The.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund - GlobalGiving

Centuries-Old Values Play Key Role in Community Reconstruction

Jul 22, 2019     In the aftermath of the Mexico earthquakes that struck almost two summers ago, donors like you rushed to provide support to a region rocked by tragedy. While the funds raised came from all around the world, the recovery work of our partners is homegrown.  Fundación Tosepan: Tamakepalis is Nahuatl for “mutual aid”. For many of the indigenous tribes in Oaxaca impacted by the earthquake, traditional values of community members helping one another are vital in the.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Rebuilding update #5

Jul 15, 2019   We are glad to share the latest accomplishments from our rebuilding team in Miacatlàn.  Recently at Casa San Salvador the construction of 2 new homes was completed, and 3 other homes were entirely refurbished. Two beautiful new houses offer nice spaces and privacy to 32 girls and their caretakers, while San Tarsico and San Juan Diego are the houses where 32 boys enjoy their own space and study area. For the little ones Casa Santos Inocentes offer now a large playing.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

Gardening as a family, team, and community

Jul 12, 2019   During the months of June and July we have been very fortunate to have more than 25 volunteers, both local and from Mexico City, contribute to the education, health and nutrition, and income generation project in Tultitlán! First, on June 25th a group of Cisco employees in Mexico and volunteers from Tultitlán participated in a day of maintenence and improvements at the Tultitlán Community Center. The volunteers helped us move land from the soccer.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

How your donation is making a difference!

Jul 8, 2019   A year and a half ago, an 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico and was followed just days later by a second, 7.1-magnitude quake. The devastation was widespread and the recovery is still ongoing—and donations like yours are making a difference.  In the absence of full government support in the groups or organizations of artisans and producers, ICF is working with Impacto, a nonprofit who took the task of managing resources to support productive systems affected by the earthquakes.... Read more

Restoration of habitat and home in Rio Pachine - Centro para los Derechos de la Mujer Naaxwiin A.C.

Uncertainty families for damaged land

Jul 3, 2019   Since happening the earthquake in September 2017, we have seen the authorities absent and his few acts to attend the risk problematic. Thanks to the work of Río Pachiñé reconstruction committee and Nääxwiin, the authorities have approached to verify the earthquake damaged area and see the cracks still latent. It is sad to see the families reality because some families have constructed on land damaged and their houses are presenting cracks already, that provoke more.... Read more

Tamakepalis: Rebuilding their dwellings in Puebla - Fundacion Tosepan A.C.

We have great news!

Jun 27, 2019   Due to the support of GlobalGiving and of all those people who have put their hands, their ideas, resources and confidence in our project, it has been possible to fulfill a very important goal committed to the GlobalGiving community: We have finished the reconstruction of the 16 dwellings affected by the earthquake of September 19, 2017 in Santa Cruz Cuautomatitla, Puebla! Another great new is that, with the support of Mexican institutions such as Fundación Banorte and Documental.... Read more

Building for Mexico - Un Techo para mi Pais Mexico A Roof for my Country

We keep working for Mexico

Jun 21, 2019   The past year and a half we have had working with families victims of the 2017 earthquakes. As a result, and thanks to the effort of many volunteers, donors and other organizations we riched building 650 emergency houses in 6 regions of Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico State, Puebla, Morelos, Oaxaca, Chiapas). Impacting directly to around 3,240 persons.  This year, we keep working with families victims of another emergency: poverty. We have permanent work in slums to purchase community.... Read more

Afromexican Women in Reconstruction of Stoves - ALIANZA CIVICA PINOTEPA NACIONAL, A.C.

YOUR HELP BUILD / TU AYUDA CONSTRUYE

Jun 25, 2019   Hello, good day, in these months it has been a great job for all, it has been a stage of the reconstruction that will take place in the final future. But the road has been very useful for all, in the community the social fabric has been strengthened, although they are small, the part of coexistence and support among them has been lost. In the reconstruction, 3 or 4 families of the neighborhood rely on reconstruction, us, advice and information. The functions according to your needs. - "We.... Read more

Scholarships in Mexico after the earthquakes - FUNDACION COMUNITARIA OAXACA A.C.

Scholarships in Mexico after the earthquakes

Jun 24, 2019   The 2018-2019 school year is about to end and with that, several of our scholars are about to finish their high school studies. This fills us with satisfaction because, after the earthquakes of September 2017, many daily activities stopped being a priority to attend to the emergency. One of those activities was the continuity of the education of the children. The contributions that have been achieved thanks to this platform, have been able to complement the scholarships that have received and.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

Reconstruction of the Coffee Museum

Jun 18, 2019   The place currently occupied by the Coffee Museum Café A.C, as registered in the catalog of historical and immovable monuments, was built between the 19th and 20th centuries. It has wide walls made of adobe, its structure is made of wood and has clay tiles. This museum is considered a historical space since on June 15, 1998, several cooperatives of small coffee producers came together to form the Café Café Museum. The Union Majomut cooperatives, San Fernando Ejido Union,.... Read more

Training for self-construction and self-management - Investigacion y Soluciones Socioambientales A.C.

Co-creating social and environmental tools

Jun 12, 2019   In San Pablo cooks and eats in wood stoves in the open air and in the earthquake were also damaged in the construction of ecological stoves began, taking as results to date: 1 graduate technician, 4 housewives, 1 child and 4 men, all informed about the efficient use of energy in the stove and the consequences of the release of black smoke in health and in the ecosystem, 4 stoves built and 6 more already scheduled for the next 2 and a half months, agreements were made to share responsibilities.... Read more

Rebuilding their kitchens in Oaxaca, Mexico - Pro Ayuda a la Mujer Origen A.C.

Progress regarding kitchens part II

Jun 7, 2019   There´s been some great progress for the women in Oxaca, Mexico! With Global Giving´s crowdfunding help and some other co-financing support, we´ve been able to build 10 kitchen spaces for two communities:  "Cazadero Arriba" (1 kitchen) and "Cazadero Abajo" (9 kitchens) located in the municipality of Santiago Niltepec specifically.  These kitchen spaces are being really helpful for our beneficiaries and their families because thanks to them, they can continue making.... Read more

Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake response - Habitat for Humanity International

Final Report: Mexico Earthquake Response

Jun 5, 2019   Introduction On September 19, 2017, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 Richter scale occurred with an epicenter in the southeast of Axochiapan, Morelos at 1:14:40 hrs. It was located in the state boundary between the states of Puebla and Morelos, leaving serious damages in the states of Morelos, Puebla, State of Mexico, Tlaxcala, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Veracruz and Mexico City (UN Mexico). This geographical area is located in a region with high seismic activity, which according to data from the.... Read more

Recovering Huejotengo's identity - AYOK A.C.

Second Report of the project

Jun 4, 2019   In these three months we have had a great advance in the workshops of painting and grounding; more than 20 families have taken the workshop to soil based paint, as well as learned about the advantages of using their resources to continue rebuilding their communities. At this point, the members of the group El sueño de Huejotengo, have actively participated both in the support to give the workshops, as well as in the work to continue painting as many houses as possible. I n addition,.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake - Girls Student Housing Repairs - Centro de Compartimiento, A.C.

Casa Isabel Repaired

Jun 4, 2019   Thanks to your generous donations we have completed the repairs on our program center Casa Isabel located in El Espinal, Oaxaca.  100% of the funds needed were donated and matched through GlobalGiving.You gave us over $5000 and GlobalGiving matched that amount in January. The funds were used in part to repair and paint Casa Isabel.  Most of the walls on the first floor were damaged.  The stuccoing was removed, the cracks repaired, and then new stuccoing was.... Read more

Rebuilding lives of Mexico's earthquake victims - Habitat International Coalition

Video and construction of a media campaign

May 30, 2019   After several months of work, finally today we have the final version of the video (see at: https://vimeo.com/305623662) that describe the struggle of organized settlers of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Oaxaca) to rebuild their habitat, greatly affected by the earthquake that Mexico suffered in 2017,. These are people who, for the most part, have not received government support and have been able to rebuild their homes through social production of their habitat with the support of HIC member.... Read more

"Housing and Dignified Life Program" in San Mateo - Fundacion San Ignacio de Loyola A.C.

Housing and dignified life program in San Mateo

May 30, 2019   The Housing and dignified life program in San Mateo del Mar Oaxaca, continues in this new trimester of the year. Adding to the 34 houses that were already delivered in the first trimester 2019, we had provided 10 houses to families added to the program in this second trimester. Currently, we’re working in the construction of 37 houses. 20 of these new houses are under the architectural supervision of the ITESO University, and the rest 17 houses are in charge of the Casa y Ciudad, A.C. At.... Read more

Mountain women rebuilding life - Promotora de Servicios para el Desarrollo S.C.

Second narrative report of the project

May 29, 2019   With the workshops we have been able to identify the risks that our communities face, among which are earthquakes, hurricanes, excessive rains, landslides, strong winds and fires. We have become aware that as human beings we have contributed to climate change and that these phenomena occur more frequently. We also see the need to take some actions to prevent risks, such as strengthening solidarity and community organization. After the workshop on the characteristics of landslides and the various.... Read more

Women economic empowerment for earthquake relief - Crea Comunidades de Emprendedores Sociales, A.C.

Women economic empowerment

May 20, 2019   Economic empowerment program for women affected by earthquakes in Mexico City. Thanks to the support of GlobalGiving we were able to implement the “Creciendo con México” (Growing with Mexico) program, where we trained 165 women affected by the 2017 earthquakes in Mexico City. In early February, we began to create alliances with foundations, organizations, women leaders and with the government, to promote this program and to reach as many women as possible. A total of 7 groups.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Advances in the Reconstruction of Habitat Project

May 20, 2019   Cooperación Comunitaria AC continues strengthening the constructive and productive capacities of communities affected by the earthquakes of September 2017, through the Comprehensive and Social Reconstruction of Habitat Project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca. Kitchens, traditional bread ovens and comixcal bases Until May 15, 2019, 154 comixcal bases have been built, which is a traditional oven where women in the region prepare totopos, tortilla toasts and other corn products mainly,.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Trauma Relief & Youth Training - International Association for Human Values

May 2019 Updates - Trauma Relief

May 13, 2019   Please refer attached PDF report with details of our recent workshops and trainings in Mexico in the year 2019 so far. The locations were in Carmen Serdan indigenous school and in Cautitlan Iscalli Catholic Church in Mexico. Also fid in the report details of upcoming trauma relief workshops and Training of Trainers from June to August 2019.  We are currently capacity- building by training the youth groups from the community to conduct trauma relief and YES! 9Youth Empowerment Seminar).... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

Training women on risk-assessment

May 9, 2019   Dear supporters, More than a year and a half has passed since the earth shook and destroyed so many communities in central and southern Mexico. Thanks to the support of people like you, we’ve been able to support 24 groups of women working to rebuild their communities. Along the way, we’ve learned a few things: Most communities still do not know how to react to risks. Most places in Mexico lack security protocols on what to do in case of an earthquake or a volcano eruption. We are.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

Building Back Better in Mexico's Schools

May 7, 2019   The Puebla earthquake struck Mexico in September 2017, claiming the lives of 370 people and injuring more than 6,000. IsraAID arrived shortly after to the state of Morelos, to support response efforts, and remains on the ground implementing programs to help the community build back better. Much of this work focused and continues to focus on education, as many children were left without educational frameworks for the immediate period after the earthquake, as schools were destroyed or repurposed.... Read more

Help the Nava Juarez Family Rebuild their Home - Construyendo Comunidades Integrales, A.C.

Efforts Continue!

May 2, 2019   For the construction of the Nava Familiy, the Peterson School organized their community to raise the funds and be the volunteers! They organized events for the fundraising and are excited to meet the family! They have set the date for May30th and now are preparing for their adventure! The community is doing a three day project where they will build 60% of the home. This project will help the school have awarness to social issues and bring the community closer together! The Nava family is.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

Tutoring and Backyard Gardens in Tutitlan

Apr 16, 2019   During this period, the Amextra staff in Tultitlán continued providing tutoring in subjects such as mathematics and Spanish to children in the communities Sierra de Guadalupe, El Cerrito, y El Basurero. These classes, both for children that attend public school and those whose only school is Amextra, allow children to feel confident in their abilities to learn. Children are excited to come to Amextra and recieve special attention they often do not recieve anywhere else, due.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Rebuilding update #5

Apr 9, 2019   A number of major interventions has been made at Casa San Salvador in Miacatlàn in the past months. We are happy to announce the kitchen building is back to being used, our children are again eating their meals in their dining room! Soon we will begin the rehabilitation works of the kitchen. In two dorm homes the rooms are being refurbished and subdevided to house smaller groups of children. The foundations have been build for new homes. The blacksmiths are.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund - GlobalGiving

How your donation is making a difference in Mexico

Apr 9, 2019   A year and a half ago, an 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico and was followed just days later by a second, 7.1-magnitude quake. The devastation was widespread and the recovery is still ongoing—and donations like yours are making a difference. This past October, GlobalGiving hosted our first class of Disaster Feedback Fellows, a group of ten leaders in disaster recovery who came to Washington, D.C. to attend and speak at the 2018 Feedback Summit, promote their disaster recovery.... Read more

Restoration of habitat and home in Rio Pachine - Centro para los Derechos de la Mujer Naaxwiin A.C.

Rio Pachine moves towards an inclusive reconstruct

Apr 4, 2019   Dear supporter, We are happy to share with you our accomplishments in the last couple of months.   After the earthquake, many people in the community of Junes, Río Pachiñé lost their dreams and plans, and there are many that have not been able to overcome the tragedy yet. This has prevented people from organizing and become involved in the solution of their damaged soil in order to build safe homes.   As a starting point for this project, we have created a.... Read more

Tamakepalis: Rebuilding their dwellings in Puebla - Fundacion Tosepan A.C.

Reconstructing adobe houses

Apr 2, 2019   Adobe buildings represent one of the techniques of the ancestor architecture of traditional communities in Mexico. Adobe is a low-cost and easily accessible material, as it is developed by local communities. The adobe structures are generally self-constructed, because the traditional construction technique is simple and does not require additional energy consumption. The revitalization of adobe in Santa Cruz Cuautomatitla is being possible thanks to the project supported by the Globalgiving.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

Mexico before and after the earthquakes

Mar 28, 2019   A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico in 2017 that killed more than 155 people in Mexico City, also affecting Puebla, Oaxaca, Morelos, the earthquake toppled dozens of buildings. In addition, hundreds of structures sustained significant damage and now pose a risk to rescue workers and residents.  ICF has been working consistently with local organizations to provide disaster relief to communities affected by the two earthquakes that greatly damaged central Mexico last year. Currently we are.... Read more

Afromexican Women in Reconstruction of Stoves - ALIANZA CIVICA PINOTEPA NACIONAL, A.C.

EMPEZAR ES LO MAS DIFICIL Y TU LO HICISTE POSIBLE!

Mar 28, 2019   ¡GRACIAS A TI, ESTO ESTÁ SIENDO POSIBLE! Lo más difícil es empezar, pero esto está cambiando gracias a tu donación. Más de 40 Mujeres Afromexicanas e Indígenas están siendo beneficiadas con las fuentes de energía para su economía, que se publicó el pasado 16 de febrero del 2018. Pero esta es la razón de la economía de las mujeres, se está devolviendo la esperanza, la confianza de poder.... Read more

Scholarships in Mexico after the earthquakes - FUNDACION COMUNITARIA OAXACA A.C.

Scholarships in Mexico after the earthquakes

Mar 26, 2019   The proposal presented by the Oaxaca Community Foundation to be part of the Global Giving platform is part of a broader program called Community Scholarships, which seeks to prevent school dropouts of young people, Oaxacan men and women, in vulnerable situations. In particular, our proposal focused on one of the municipalities that were affected by the September 2017 earthquakes in the Oaxacan Isthmus region. In this municipality, Asunción Ixtaltepec, 54 scholarship recipients, who are in.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

Inaugurating Educational Centers thanks to you!

Mar 20, 2019     On September 07, 2017, one of the largest earthquakes during the last years took place in the Coast of Chiapas. It caused damages to thousands of homes and public buildings. It also affected the political, economic and social aspects. This led to a great struggle on communities isolated in rural areas and that are neglected by the Mexican Government. As a result of this situation, we carried out a series of actions to measure the extent of the damage. We also began with the communities.... Read more

Training for self-construction and self-management - Investigacion y Soluciones Socioambientales A.C.

Co-creating social and environmental tools!

Mar 13, 2019     Dear Global Givers!We continue learning together with the beautiful community of San Pablo Hidalgo in Morelos, Mexico. Theoretical and practical training sessions on safe construction techniques focused on the foundation and use of mortar were given.Together with neighbors and relatives helped to compact the land and put the stones to make the floor of the new house faster. We continuously work to detect the needs and contributions of the community for the analysis of the workshops.... Read more

Mexico City Earthquake: Help Children Survivors - Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Thanks for helping families!

Mar 12, 2019   Our work in Mexico continues! We've been partnering with DeHart Ministries for over a year now. Thanks to you, we've sent over a thousand cloth diapers, and can continue sending many more. This week another shipment leaves, and also includes some beautiful pillowcase dresses sewn with love by a local church.  Communication is a little tricky, as diapers are shared with traveling pastors and missionaries to distribute to families in need. This Diaper Drop is certainly unique, and so.... Read more

Rebuilding their kitchens in Oaxaca, Mexico - Pro Ayuda a la Mujer Origen A.C.

Progress regarding kitchens and ovens

Mar 11, 2019   Thanks to this campaign in GlobalGiving, there has been considerable progress regarding the Project. Nowadays we have developed a pilot oven and several kitchen spaces in the municipalities of Santiago Niltepec and San Francisco Ixhuatán, both take place in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. This pilot oven is now being tested to analyze the negative impact on women health by reducing the heat, gas emmision, wood reduction (which helps the environment)…. Based on these results results,.... Read more

Recovering Huejotengo's identity - AYOK A.C.

Recovering Huejotengo's identity

Mar 8, 2019   Throughout these months we have begun to make known the technique of soil based painting and screed to different families of the community, most of them families that got damaged by the september 19th earthqueake. To date, two official workshops soil based painting have been given, in which more than 10 families have participated, as well as the members of the group El sueño de Huejotengo. In addition to teaching the technique to more than 30 people without including volunteers, a total.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake - Girls Student Housing Repairs - Centro de Compartimiento, A.C.

Repairs Have Begun

Mar 6, 2019   I am so happy to report that we have begun repairs at our Casa Isabel program center in El Espinal Oaxaca.  It may not look like it on the project, but we reached our goal of $10,000 USD.  Between this project and the Casa Isabel Microproject #34316, we raised over 5500.00 dollars which were generously matched by the GlobalGiving Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund.   This past January the matching funds were disbursed and we were able to start repairs. All good.... Read more

Mountain women rebuilding life - Promotora de Servicios para el Desarrollo S.C.

Mountain women rebuilding life (37379)

Mar 5, 2019   Now that we are meeting and talking about how we lived the moments of the earthquake, it is important to reflect on how we can be more prepared against this type of phenomenon and against others such as hurricanes. Here in the mountains we must make a count of the areas that are at risk and those that are safer, build in stable areas, maintain a permanent monitoring of services such as water, roads. communications, food supply, shelters and above all attentive to the most vulnerable, such as.... Read more

Rebuilding lives of Mexico's earthquake victims - Habitat International Coalition

Approaching to the final video version!

Mar 4, 2019   In the last months of last year, we started visiting indigenous communities affected by the that Mexico suffered in 2017 living in the Tehuatepec Isthmus (Oaxaca State), with which our members are doing social reconstruction of habitat. We listen and recorded their stories and we are about to finish the video that will allow us to tell a large audience and look for changes in the public policies that Mexico has implemented until now to face disasters. We heard about the fear caused by the.... Read more

"Housing and Dignified Life Program" in San Mateo - Fundacion San Ignacio de Loyola A.C.

Housing and dignified life program in San Mateo

Mar 1, 2019   The Housing and dignified life program in San Mateo del Mar, Oaxaca benefiting the Ikoots indigenous people affected by the earthquake in 2017, is in its 2nd phase. In alliance with Jesuit Universities, and Civil associations specialized in participative social construction. Was realized an evaluation and an integrative design process involving each beneficiary, looking at their particular needs. Some houses needed total reconstruction and others partial reconstruction, this decisions were made.... Read more

Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake response - Habitat for Humanity International

Update: Habitat for Humanity - Mexico Earthquake

Feb 26, 2019   General objective A comprehensive reconstruction of homes in Zona Frailesca and the Central Zone of Chiapas, affected by earthquakes. This work will be supported through a recovery process to build resilient communities, strengthening of capacities for coordination, planning, management, and monitoring of the recovery process.  Specific Objectives  Provide habitable and durable housing to families affected by the earthquake, providing advice and constructive technical supervision.... Read more

Women economic empowerment for earthquake relief - Crea Comunidades de Emprendedores Sociales, A.C.

Economic empowerment of women

Feb 21, 2019   Economic empowerment of women affected by the Mexico City earthquake of 2017 Last September 19th, 2017 Mexico faced a devastating earthquake that crashed numerous regions in the country. The earthquake, brought a number of consequences that have impacted whole communities. Social cohesion, psychological hazards and economic growth are some of the most visible impacts of the earthquake. To address part of these disastrous consequences, Crea, promoted the economic recovery of earthquake affected.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

The reconstruction after the earthquakes continues

Feb 19, 2019   After more than year since the Comprehensive and Social Reconstruction of Habitat project started in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, it has been consolidating thanks to the participation of the communities; to the generous contribution of foundations and people who responded to the emergency caused by the earthquakes in 2017; and to the decisive work of Cooperación Comunitaria’s technical and social team in the field. Kitchens, traditional ovens and comixcal bases During the.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

We began our accompaniment & strengthening plan

Feb 21, 2019   Dear supporters, At Fondo Semillas we are thrilled to share with you how the personalized accompaniment and strengthening plan is moving forward. At the beginning of the project, each grantee organization filled out a self-assessment where they determined which areas needed strengthening. Then, we had a phone call with each of them to set up their work plan, a possible date for our site visit and the type of strengthening workshop or opportunity we could provide them with. Some of the.... Read more

Proyecto Caracol: Emergency Fund - Fondo Unido I.A.P. (United Way Mexico)

Born Learning Work Shops San Mateo del Mar

Feb 12, 2019   Dear Donor, We share with you the activities that were carried out, as well as a record of initial or first-hand readings that contribute to the achievement of the intentions proposed to the community of San Mateo del Mar that was damage with the 2017 earthquake and we decide it that not only help them with a new infrastructure of the Netzahualcoyotl Kindergarten but also with workshops that help to improve the education to Children, this project that concerns us, because you´re.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Trauma Relief & Youth Training - International Association for Human Values

Project Report 10-02

Feb 11, 2019     Dear Supporters, Thank you so much for all your help and encourangment for this amazing.  The Trauma Relief Mexico Program is working hand to hand with UNAM and the National Institution of Psiquiatry. The 14th and 21st of November we worked with the National University UNAM supporting the capacitation of mental health professional of the 911Mexico city phone response team.  On November 5th, we had the honor to sign the Constitutive Act of the Mexican “Attention of mental.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

'Safe School' pilot program closing ceremony

Feb 11, 2019   On Tuesday 19 September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Puebla, Mexico. The earthquake claimed the lives of some 1,232 people, and came just two weeks after the previous lethal earthquake in the area. IsraAID arrived on the ground on the next day, to distribute relief items, offer psychosocial support to survivors, ensure access to safe water, and restore the sense of safety and stability challenged by this most recent trauma. IsraAID’s teams have served some 34,000 individuals.... Read more

Help the Nava Juarez Family Rebuild their Home - Construyendo Comunidades Integrales, A.C.

Volunteer Efforts!

Feb 6, 2019   The Nava Juarez home is finally on the last stage! The volunteer efforts were a success! Over 50 students joined forces for a three day effort and build the first stage of the new home! They had the best time with the family and emotions were on the very high! The students could really experience a volunteer effort and could see first hand what their time can achieve. The Nava family was extremely grateful and did the cooking for all the supporters! It was a weekend full of love and unity!.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

Sharing our gifts this Three Kings Day

Jan 15, 2019   This past Friday, January 11, 2019, kids from the Sierra de Guadalupe, El Cerrito, and El Basurero communities excitedly arrived at the Amextra Community Center in Tultitlán to see what the Three Kings brought.  Thanks to a collaboration with the technology company Cisco, 40 kids´ wish for new books or toys come true.  In December, the children wrote their letters to the Three Kings (Cisco employees), who then worked their magic to make the children’s´.... Read more

Temporary School in Xochimilco, Mexico City - Fundacion El Buen Socio Te Apoya, A.C.

Economy slowly reactivating in Xochimilco

Jan 15, 2019   One year and 4 months after the earthquake, normality is slowly coming back to Xochimilco and San Gregorio. Although many families still haven't solved their housing problems completely, most of them received assessment by our volunteering lawyers at the begining of last year, and are working on it. Kids are back in school and economic activities are recovering their usual rhythm. We recently met with some vegetable and flower producers, parents of the temporary school kids, who worked.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Photo story of the works in progress

Jan 9, 2019   We would like to share with our donors the photo story of the enormous progress our rebuilding force has been making to assure the buildings, living spaces and infrastuctures of the NPH home are restored or rebuilt. Images serve better than words to show our commitment to giving our pequenos and the NPH community in Miacatlàn a safe and comfortable place to live, study, work. The efforts of the last months have been directed mainly to the total remaking of the water piping network..... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

Providing Emergency Relief to Mexico

Dec 28, 2018   On September 7th, 2017, and then again on September 19th, the lives of millions of Mexicans were changed forever. The first earthquake, registering at 8.2-magnitude, severely damaged already-impoverished communities in Oaxaca and Chiapas. The nation was still reeling when Mexico suffered another devastating 7.1-magnitude earthquake on September 19th, claiming over 400 lives in the states of Mexico, Puebla, and Morelos. Thousands of people were displaced as homes and these communities’.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

Restoration of The Potter's House

Dec 21, 2018   Last year in September, a 7.1 earthquake shook the Mexican territory, the second one in the month. The City of Puebla suffered damages to its infrastructure and a variety of important buildings for the community were left in disuse. Faced with this problem NGO Impacto started a program for the rehabilitation of “La Casa del Alfarero” (The House of the Potter).   La Casa del Alfarero is located on Ave. Don Juan de Palafox and Mendoza and old heritage building; inside the house is.... Read more

Casa Isabel - Centro de Compartimiento, A.C.

Slow but Sure

Dec 31, 2018   We never thought we would be grateful for the fact that our lovely trees on our Espinal property are enticing to birds and that they leave their droppings on any vehicle parked in the shade. For years it has been a problem. The lovely mahogany trees also form hard baseball size seed pods once a year and we have had cracked windshields on our van twice. So I found a parking spot where only back end was under a mango tree, and the mess was limited to the back end of the van. I could not pull.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake - Girls Student Housing Repairs - Centro de Compartimiento, A.C.

Still Waiting

Dec 6, 2018   We never thought we would be grateful for the fact that our lovely trees on our Espinal property are enticing to birds and they leave their droppings on any vehicle parked in the shade.  For years it has been a problem.  The lovely mahogany trees also form hard baseball size seed pods once a year and we have had cracked windshields on our van twice.  So I found a parking spot where only back end was under a mango tree, and the mess was limited to the back end of the van. I.... Read more

Rebuilding lives of Mexico's earthquake victims - Habitat International Coalition

First steps of the project/Primeros pasos

Dec 4, 2018   The first thing we proposed through the project was to develop a video that takes up cases of "social reconstruction of habitat" post-earthquake, which our member organizations are carrying out in different states of the Mexican Republic such as Oaxaca, Morelos and the State of Mexico . In these cases, unlike what happens when the reconstruction is done by companies hired by the State, people are placed at the center of the reconstruction and control the entire process since the organizations.... Read more

Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake response - Habitat for Humanity International

Update - Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake

Nov 27, 2018   General objective Housing reconstruction in the Frailesca and the Central region of Chiapas affected by the 2017 earthquakes, by means of a recovery process to build resilient communities, through the strengthening of capacities for coordination, planning, management, and monitoring the process.  Specific objectives Provide a habitable and durable housing to families affected by the earthquake, providing the necessary constructive technical advice and supervision during the.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Advances of reconstruction a year after earthquake

Nov 26, 2018   Last September marked one year after the earthquakes that severely affected the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region, in Oaxaca state, Mexico, where we developed the Comprehensive and Social Reconstruction of Habitat project, that has consisted in the recovery of constructive traditions, adequate to the environment and local culture; as well as in the use of local materials and adapted technology that enables safe systems, which resist the strong winds and earthquakes in the region. During the last.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

It's #GivingTuesday!

Nov 27, 2018   Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. At Fondo Semillas, we are hoping this day will help us provide better support to the 25 grassroot groups we are already supporting that are rebuilding their communities after the two earthquakes that hit central and southern Mexico on September 2017. With these funds, we are bringing stregthening.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

Strengthening the Women Rebuilding their Communities

Nov 16, 2018   Dear supporters, At Fondo Semillas we are thrilled to share with you our accomplishments for the month of October for the project “Women Rebuilding their Communities”. During the 10th, 11th and 12th of October, two representatives of each grantee organization participated in a Group Strengthening Meeting in Mexico City. Several members of other organizations, such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Appleseed Mexico, Las Reinas Chulas, Ruta Cívica and.... Read more

Proyecto Caracol: Emergency Fund - Fondo Unido I.A.P. (United Way Mexico)

Proyecto Caracol Our work

Nov 15, 2018   Proyecto CaracolIn one year, What did Fondo Unido did?1. Together with multiple allies, we coordinated a warehouse network for the reception and storageof donated products.2. We carefully monitored the reception and delivery of all donated products.3. We took part in the delivery of specialized donations for the Mexican Army in Campo Marte.4. We launched national and international crowdfunding campaigns.5. We helped our allies with their internal fund raising campaigns.6. We did check-up calls.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Trauma Relief & Youth Training - International Association for Human Values

Project Report 12-11-18

Nov 12, 2018   Dear Supporters, We started the program on September 18th with one week of workshops at the Psychiatry National Institution. We also had important meetings with the members of the National Committee for the Attention of Mental and Psychosocial Health in Critical Situations and Disasters, we already sing the Constitutive Act of the Committee, which make us members of this important group.  With the committee, we are working on a Psychological First Aid capacitation that.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

"We want to continue planting seeds of hope"

Nov 13, 2018   Jaime, IsraAID Country Director in Mexico, describes the work her team is doing to help communities rebuild after the 2017 earthquakes—and to reduce the risk posed by future disasters. It’s been over one year since two devastating earthquakes hit Mexico. Almost 500 lives were lost, and many livelihoods, infrastructures, and homes were destroyed. The road to recovery has not been easy; there are still many potholes, fissures, and crevices—both physical and social—that need.... Read more

Building for Mexico - Un Techo para mi Pais Mexico A Roof for my Country

The reconstruction is not over

Oct 30, 2018   After many constructions trips and activities, we will be ending this year with 780 emergency houses built.  This construction has been done in CDMX, EdoMX, Puebla, Morelos, Chiapas, and Oaxaca. All this work can be possible by volunteers and companies that have joined to this cause.  However this work is not over, there are still many families living in shelters, or as refugees with their relatives.  The government cannot give a response to all those.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

Welcome to the team, Beni and Karla!

Oct 19, 2018   One year after the earthquake we have received a great gift! Thanks to your support after the earthquake, combined with help from  the Mexican Government, we have been able to add two new members to our Tultitlán, State of Mexico team! Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Benigno (Beni), the team´s new psychologist, and Karla, the new nutritionist, who will be working closely with children and families in the region on their mental health and nutrition.  We recognize.... Read more

Temporary School in Xochimilco, Mexico City - Fundacion El Buen Socio Te Apoya, A.C.

School hours back to normal

Oct 17, 2018   Over the summer, San Gregorio´s elementary school renovations were finished and the new school year started with normal school hours. Thus, our summer school program has ended. For more than two months, our summer school offered services from 9 am to 5pm and worked with the local school teachers to identify the specific subjects that need reinforcement. Children form 1st and 2nd grade need to work on their reading skills, 3rd and 4th need to focus on math and 5th and 6th graders need to.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Rebuilding update #4

Oct 8, 2018   We never thought that 32 years after the 1985 earthquake, we would feel panic and despair again. The afternoon of September 19, 2017 changed the lives of many people in Mexico, and for our NPH Mexico family it was not an exception. Collapsed walls, cracks in our schools which endangered our children, dining hall and kitchen in risk of collapse, inhabitable dorms and many other material damages were the result of the earthquake in our homes. National Director Rafael Bermudez and his amazing team.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

Mexico Earthquake... One-year Anniversary

Oct 2, 2018   On September 7th, 2017, and then again on September 19th, the lives of millions of Mexicans were changed forever. The Sept. 7th earthquake registered at 8.2 magnitude, severely damaging already-impoverished areas of Oaxaca and Chiapas. It was the strongest quake Mexico had seen in over a century. The nation was still reeling when Mexico suffered another devastating blow just over a week later; this time the states of Mexico, Puebla, and Morelos bore the brunt of the 7.1 quake, which.... Read more

Mexico City Earthquake: Help Children Survivors - Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Thanks for helping babies!

Oct 2, 2018   It's been over a year since Mexico was devastated by the September 19th, 2017 Earthquake with a magnitute of 7.1. Thanks to you, over 250 children impacted by the earthquake now have an ample supply of cloth diapers to keep them clean, dry, and healthy. We're working with a network of local pastors, who are distributing the diapers.  They have shared with us how much the diapers are appreciated, and how much work remains to help families rebuild and recover. Diapers are such a basic need,.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

A year after the earthquake

Sep 24, 2018   A year has passed since that day that would remain forever in our memory. The 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck at 23:49 on September 7, 2017, the most intense in almost a century in Mexico, and the most intense recorded globally in that year. The worst-hit states where Chiapas and Oaxaca, leaving a huge number of victims, that was difficult to quantify. Since the emergency, we initiated support actions in coordination with allied Associations to support the victims. Since then, the.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund - GlobalGiving

Mexico, one year later

Sep 6, 2018   Tomorrow will mark one year since a massive 8.2-magnitude earthquake shook Oaxaca and Chiapas, which was followed just twelve days later by the 7.1-magnitude quake that struck south of Puebla and was felt throughout central Mexico. The two earthquakes resulted in catastrophic damage over a wide area—tens of thousands of homes and buildings were damaged or destroyed, and more than 6,000 people were injured and 468 lost their lives. Our community-led nonprofit partners have remained hard at.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Reconstruction of traditional productive spaces

Aug 24, 2018   When we arrived to Oaxaca, after the earthquakes in September 2017, we developed the Comprehensive and Social Habitat Reconstruction project along with different communities in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region. As a result of the first phase of diagnoses, we decided to focus on the construction of the bases of comixcal ovens, used to produce a kind of tortilla toast called totopos, which is one of the main economic activities of the women in the region. This way, we seek to contribute to.... Read more

Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake response - Habitat for Humanity International

Update: Habitat for Humanity - Mexico Earthquake

Aug 22, 2018   Objectives: General Objective: Comprehensive reconstruction of homes in Zona Frailesca and the Central Zone of Chiapas, affected by earthquakes. This work will be supported through a recovery process to build resilient communities, strengthening of capacities for coordination, planning, management, and monitoring of the recovery process. Specific Objectives: Provide habitable and durable housing families affected by the earthquake, providing advice and construction technical supervision.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

The projects are up and running!

Aug 22, 2018   Dear supporters, We are happy to share with you new updates on the progress of the “Women Rebuilding their Communities” Fund to support long-term recovery projects in communities affected by the earthquakes in September 2017. Since our last update, 25 organizations were chosen to carry out reconstruction projects in their communities in Guerrero, Mexico City, Morelos, Oaxaca and Puebla. If you want to read the full list of chosen organizations, you can follow this link. These.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

Mexico Update: Self-Care & Mindfulness in Earthquake-Affected Schools

Aug 15, 2018   In June, a team of US-based professionals visited IsraAID's program in Cuernavaca in the State of Morelos, Mexico, to provide vital training for the community in mental health and psychosocial support. The Koret Foundation supports the deployment of professionals from the San Francisco Bay Area to IsraAID's humanitarian programs around the world. Danielle, a psychiatry resident at Stanford University, and mindfulness practitioner Elias, co-founder of The Field Consulting, worked with teachers,.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Rebuilding update #3

Jul 25, 2018     There have been two earthquakes in May, in both Mexico and Peru, but thankfully all NPH children, staff and volunteers are safe, and no damage has been done to the NPH buildings or infrastructure.    On May 16th in Mexico, there was a 4.9-5.2* magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in Arcelia, Guerrero. The NPH high school and offices in Cuernavaca did not feel the trembling, but it was felt in Miacatlán. The children were in school,.... Read more

Temporary School in Xochimilco, Mexico City - Fundacion El Buen Socio Te Apoya, A.C.

Summer school in San Gregorio

Jul 20, 2018   It´s been 10 months since the earthquake in Mexico City. Children from San Gregorio had a rough school year to say the least, but its finally over. However, children lost at least two months of school and some almost half of the school year. In order to prepare children for the next school year, we organized a summer school program from 9 am to 5pm and worked with the local school teachers to identify the specific subjects that need reinforcement. Children form 1st and 2nd grade need to.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

New community-based initiatives in Tultitlan

Jul 20, 2018   Ten months have now passed since the initial emergency after the earthquake in Central Mexico on September 19, 2018. Things in Tultitán are back to normal now, with the Amextra Community Center focusing on the usual activities of elementary and middle school tutoring, adult education, computer classes and English classes. In the last two months there have been two exciting new additions to the program in Tultitlán. First, the community garden has started to flourish and take.... Read more

Mexico City Earthquake: Help Children Survivors - Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Thanks for helping babies!

Jul 3, 2018   It's an exciting time here at Jake's Diapers! We're excited to share with you our relief work for persons impacted by the Mexico Earthquake is growing. We have partned with a network of missionaries.  These missionaries and their churches are in Mexico City and beyond, helping persons displaced by the earthquake. Families already living in poverty, now amplified by the earthquake, are in dire need of basic living supplies. After the earthquake, there was an immediate need for relief. Now,.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

Next steps after the response...

Jul 3, 2018   After the immediate basic needs were met and disaster response was in effect, ICF continued working with our grantees, local community foundations, and other funders in Mexico to identify opportunities to leverage funding and align our grantmaking with national-level reconstruction and rehabilitation strategies, prioritizing those that emphasize economic recovery, policy and advocacy work, and capacity building. Grants have included; Techo Para Mi País, A.C. – To support rebuilding.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

Reconstruction support for fungi producers

Jun 25, 2018   This report aims to demostrate that your donations have been used effectively; at the same time, to assure donors that the actions we are carrying-out have a long-term effect, providing sustainability to the people most affected by the S7 earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca. At this stage, we worked in collaboration with the setas (fungi) producer Cooperative "Mol Mentes", based in San Cristobal de Las Casas Chiapas, to support the reconstruction of their facilities, which were.... Read more

Proyecto Caracol: Emergency Fund - Fondo Unido I.A.P. (United Way Mexico)

Proyecto Caracol Healthy Environments and Born Learning

Jun 20, 2018   Healthy Environments and Born Learning Mexico has a diverse cultural configuration, everything that is named “indigenous” it’s always meaning “a way of identity. In their majority, indigenous cultures, live in a rural context and their economic activities relay on, the land and/or the sea. Thus from United Way Mexico, we stand for the promotion of childcare from an inclusive perspective. We made a new alliance with Instituto Pensamiento y Cultura en América Latina,.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - Update #3

Jun 18, 2018   Nine months after the earthquake, many school students in affected areas are still unable to return to regular, full day classes or safe school environments. With the sheer level of damage to school buildings, reconstruction is expected to up to two years. While temporary classrooms are being installed, many of the new temporary school sites lack sufficient sanitation and hygiene facilities. In response to these pressing needs, IsraAID has been providing temporary classrooms and sanitation.... Read more

Building for Mexico - Un Techo para mi Pais Mexico A Roof for my Country

We keep working on Mexico reconstruction

Jun 4, 2018   Since last November with help of many donors, we have reached 580 emergency houses built.  TECHO México has been working in communities affected by the earthquake in different states of the country as: - Estado de Mexico. Santiago Oxtotitlan, Joquicingo, San Pedro Zictepec, Santa Lucia de Ocuilan - Ciudad de México: Bodoquepa, Tlacoapa, Tlalpan, Santa Cruz Acalpixca, San Luis Tlaxialtemalco - Puebla: San Juan Tepulco, San Antonio Alpanocan.  - Morelos:.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Comprehensive Habitat Reconstruction Project

May 29, 2018   On the basis of the damage and vulnerability diagnoses, Cooperación Comunitaria AC implemented the Social and Comprehensive Habitat Reconstruction Project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, that includes reconstruction of housing, bread and comixcal ovens, and kitchens; as well as constructions of new housing, school-kitchens, and of the first center of arts and trades in Ciudad Ixtepec. From the studies on housing and kitchen of Ikoot and Binnizá indigenous groups, all of this.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

Updates on the Selection Process

May 25, 2018   We are happy to share an update regarding “Women Rebuilding their Communities” Fund to support long-term recovery projects in communities affected by the earthquakes in September 2017. Since our last update, the impact of the lack of government response continues to be felt, and Fondo Semillas and other key actors are beginning the process of implementing medium and long-term projects in the region. The open call for proposals from groups in the affected states closed on April.... Read more

Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake response - Habitat for Humanity International

Update: Habitat for Humanity - Mexico Earthquake

May 24, 2018   Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Rebuilding update #2

Apr 27, 2018   All of our schools suffered damages on different levels. In order to ensure our children’s safety, the first measure we took was obtaining a structural safety assessment for all the buildings, which helped us to define the work that needed to be done.  Based on the structural reports, the first stage began by restructuring the dividing walls. The worst damage we had in the classrooms was the separation of the beams and walls from the columns, endangering the whole structure. The.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

7 months and 7 days since the earthquake

May 1, 2018   It has now been exactly 7 months and 7 days since the devastating earthquake in Mexico that affected Mexico City, the State of Mexico, Morelos, and Puebla. While the country has not forgotten the tragedy and especially not the lives lost, for many, daily life has returned to some level of normalcy. In this first trimester of the year, the Community Center in Tultitlán has continued providing academic support to children and adults. 45 children and 8 adults so far, to be exact. The space.... Read more

Temporary School in Xochimilco, Mexico City - Fundacion El Buen Socio Te Apoya, A.C.

Bringing Stability to San Gregorio's Children

Apr 23, 2018   Six months.  The six months since the earthquake here in Mexico came and went in the blink of an eye, but yet it also feels like forever. Life has settled into a new reality in San Gregorio. Things are still well too far from being back to normal, but the community is forming new routines to give some organization to daily life in a town still too filled with chaos. Berenice, the community member who has been with the children since the beginning, taking care of them on the street, has good.... Read more

Help Mexico with earthquake relief efforts - Proforestal A.C

We thank for your help!

Apr 19, 2018   In the first stage, basic necessities were distributed in some affected communities. in this the second stage, after observing how civil and military authorities organized themselves to collaborate in the reconstruction and reestablishment of the work sources of the population, a field investigation was implemented together with the Proforestal personnel in the place, would allow to determine those families that would have had material losses and that at the same time would be affected in their.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

The aftermath of the Disaster

Apr 6, 2018   In the past September; 5 states of Mexico were shaken by historical earthquakes, leaving thousands of families homeless and destabilizing the economy in these areas considerably. We were able to raise more than $ 600,000USD, with the support of ICF committed donors and foundations in the USA that have seen in ICF as a reliable partner to get their resources to those who need it most in Mexico. To date, we have been able to grant more than $ 250,000 USD to local organizations working with.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

The S7 Eathquake Reconstruction Process

Mar 26, 2018   Committed to long-term recovery, NGO impacto keeps working in the Earthquake Recovery & Reconstruction Program. We are coordinating these efforts as a joint force with based-NGO partners to ensure that the families and women artisans have durable homes and safe constructions. Secure spaces lead to economic stability and to empower women to establish their own strength, stability and self-sufficiency. This report aims to show that your donations have been used effectively, and that at the.... Read more

Proyecto Caracol: Emergency Fund - Fondo Unido I.A.P. (United Way Mexico)

Proyecto Caracol Global Giving Healthy Environment

Mar 23, 2018   REPORT OF GLOBALGIVING, PROYECTO CARACOL HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS General Objective: Better quality of life, based on the universal access of children to optimal child development. Specific objectives: 1. Implement the "Healthy environments" strategy with teachers of the Nezahualcóyotl kindergarten through the delivery of the handbook and a sensitization workshop. Get to know the school physically and interact with the school community. Make a social diagnosis in the education institutions.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - Update #2

Mar 19, 2018   The IsraAID Emergency Response team has been working across the state of Morelos, Mexico, which was badly affected by September’s earthquake. The team has focused on specific towns, including Jojutla, Zacatepec and Cuernavaca, and identified several key areas of need: Temporary learning spaces: The earthquake affected 1,527 schools in the state of Morelos alone; which is 84% of the state’s schools. 40 schools collapsed entirely, and many suffered severe damage. The.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund - GlobalGiving

Three stories from the ongoing recovery in Mexico

Mar 15, 2018   As we move into the seventh month of earthquake recovery efforts in Mexico, we’re excited to share how your donations have helped local organizations identify needs in their community and achieve key milestones in critical projects. While we have seen significant progress in many projects, some of the work is still just getting underway, and it will require several years to support Mexico in its full recovery and development. Today we’d like to highlight the inspiring work done by.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

STARTING THE RECONSTRUCTIONS PROCESS

Mar 1, 2018   After the diagnosis finished, maps of vulnerability were made, as well as a map that identified houses with partial damages and total damages in Ixtepec, Oaxaca. From then on, meetings with earthquakes victims are taking part in two separated groups.  Due to lack of mason workers in the region, starting to build 70 houses has been slow. The work has begun little by little. Nine new houses are building foundations and 43 reinforced houses have started pulling the plaster down to see the.... Read more

Mexico City Earthquake: Help Children Survivors - Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Diapers for Mexico Earthquake Relief

Feb 26, 2018   I can hardly believe it's been five months since the earthquake. When disaster strikes, most people think of food, shelter, clothing, and water. Diapers are an overlooked, yet basic need that you chose to provide to children in Mexico. Thank you!  Our work in Earthquake Relief has been quite the education in patience and flexibility. The diaper kits we provide are easily handwashable, and have two main parts: the waterproof cover (or shell), and the insert (the absorbent part). Because of.... Read more

Support Grassroots Earthquake Recovery in Mexico - Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

Findings from Women Rebuilding their Communities

Feb 26, 2018   The Women Rebuilding their Communities program was designed as a long-term response to the destruction following the earthquakes that occured in southern and central Mexico in September 2017. Now after the immediate aid has ended and much of the attention has been refocused elsewhere, we are getting ready to fully implement our reconstruction program, based on a complete stakeholder mapping and needs assemssment with concrete data and information from the affected areas. In order to understand.... Read more

Habitat for Humanity: Mexico Earthquake response - Habitat for Humanity International

Feburary 2018 Progress Report

Feb 22, 2018   FACTS: According to UN (OACHA) • 337 deaths • 153,545 damaged houses (of which 24,526 were completely destroyed) • Almost 10,000 schools affected • More than 32,000 people live in temporary shelters   RESPONSE PLAN: HFH Mexico takes actions in 4 states of the country (Chiapas, Morelos, Oaxaca and Puebla) in addition to Mexico City, which involves around 26 municipalities and one delegation (district) in Mexico City. Main criteria: Population located in the localities of.... Read more

Education & Health for 250 children in Tultitlan - Amextra, Inc.

Building Community Through Education

Jan 29, 2018   Within hours of the September 19th, 2017 earthquake, reports of damages in nearby schools began to spread around the town, and the staff at the Amextra Community Center knew immediately that this would change the community in Tultitlán forever.  They heard reports of damaged stairways, collapsed walls, and fallen ceiling panels in schools. Repairing the damages to the buildings and the confidence of the parents and children was going to take a while. In the days after.... Read more

Mexico: an urgent school for the children of NPH - Fondazione Francesca Rava Nph Italia Onlus

Rebuilding update #1

Jan 23, 2018   In its first stage, the rebuilding force of NPH Mexico focused on defyning the priority needs for the children's daily lives: housing and schooling. Two sets of actions took place: immediate repairing of the structures that were only lightly damaged by the quake and assessment of those structures that needed to be demolished and rebuilt afresh. The works ultimated as of December 31 include interventions on some of the dorms and all the school buildings. Middle school.... Read more

Building for Mexico - Un Techo para mi Pais Mexico A Roof for my Country

We continue bulding houses

Jan 24, 2018   In the first stage of reconstruction, carried out between October and December, 314 emergency homes have been built in five states affected by the earthquakes: State of Mexico, Mexico City, Morelos, Puebla and Oaxaca. We continue to build homes in this first half of 2018, with the help of donors from companies and individuals, we will be able to build 221 more emergency homes, adding the State of Chiapas to the list. Thanks to the help of your donations, we will be able to reach more families,.... Read more

Temporary School in Xochimilco, Mexico City - Fundacion El Buen Socio Te Apoya, A.C.

Lack of Education Bigger Than We Thought

Jan 26, 2018   “Are you guys open today?” said Manuel eagerly, zooming across the busy road on his bike to catch us before we went inside the Campamento de Niños de San Gregorio.  We had arrived on a Saturday morning with plumbers to expand the available bathrooms, and Manuel had been watching us patiently from across the street as we opened up the large metal gates sprinkled with colorful handprints of the children who spend time in the Campamento.  We were curious to meet such an.... Read more

Help Mexico with earthquake relief efforts - Proforestal A.C

Update from the Isthmus

Jan 19, 2018   Last December we started the reconstruction of the economy, with the evaluation of kitchen´s damages, bread and comixcales ovens, a very important productive infraestructure. We visit communities to verify the damages of these infraestructure to start suplying comixcal ovens and bread ovens to reboost the economy. We visited  San Blas, 20 Comixcales (clay ovens) were fabricated to help families which primary income is the sale of totopos; In Santa Rosa we deliver 20 telares.... Read more

Helping families affected by Mexico Earthquakes - World Vision

Final report

Jan 19, 2018   Thank you for your support of World Vision's disaster relief work in Mexico after the devastating earthquakes last September. Here is a brief summary of all that was accomplished.  Through the support of more than 400 volunteers and 60 institutional allies, World Vision Mexico was able to serve 10,229 children, 7,858 adults and 2,389 families.  World Vision (WV) support included: Protection of children with friendly spaces. In total, 42 Child-Friendly Spaces (CFS) were opened,.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

Mexican Earthquake Relief Overview

Jan 10, 2018   As of December 2017, ICF has granted over $270,000 to support local organizations who are addressing urgent basic needs and community-driven rehabilitation efforts. We are in regular communication with our grantees and trusted partners on the ground in order to identify critical needs in the medium to longer term rebuilding phases. Phase 1: Short Term Objectives ICF's short-term objectives were to support immediate needs of affected children, in order to get them back to school as soon as.... Read more

Earthquake Recovery for Chiapas & Oaxaca, Mexico - Proyecto Impacto Consultores, AC

The reconstruction of hope has begun

Dec 27, 2017   Fifteen weeks had passed since the devastating 8.2-magnitude earthquake strucked the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, Mexico. Approximately 2.3 million people were affected with 90 deceased. The results of the official census revealed that the earthquake caused damages in more than 12,000 houses in the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, close to 4,000 with total damage and more than 8,000 with partial damage; besides the psychological consequences suffered by the population, mainly children and.... Read more

Proyecto Caracol: Emergency Fund - Fondo Unido I.A.P. (United Way Mexico)

Proyecto Caracol

Dec 27, 2017   Actions we have implemented until December 2017 1.    Mapping of actions and actors in the face of emergency by territories. 2.    Immediate actions: Donations in kind and temporary spaces.  3.    Diagnosis of local needs with community involvement.  4.    Prioritization of needs and opportunities according to established criteria that guarantee investment.  5.    Planning and execution of projects with.... Read more

Emergency Earthquake Response in Mexico - IsraAID

Update from Mexico

Dec 20, 2017   On September 19th, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Puebla, Mexico. The earthquake struck approximately 140km south-east of Mexico City, just two weeks after the last lethal earthquake, magnitude 8.1, hit Mexico’s southern coast. The destruction, from the most powerful earthquakes to hit Mexico since 1985, was immense. There were over 230 confirmed fatalities and thousands of houses and buildings, as well as key infrastructures, were damaged, including: public buildings; churches;.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund - GlobalGiving

The recovery continues in Mexico

Dec 19, 2017   This September, Mexico was struck by two of the most powerful earthquakes the country has ever experienced. On the 7th, the first earthquake hit off the southern coast and rumbled through the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. Just two weeks after, on the 19th, a second temblor struck central Mexico causing widespread damage across Mexico City, Puebla, and Morelos. The loss of life and the destruction of buildings, infrastructure, and livelihoods have put many communities in vulnerable states in the.... Read more

Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake - Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Knowing the consequences of disaster

Nov 20, 2017   After the earthquakes of September 7th and 23th, that caused lots of  damages and affectations to hundreds of communities in the country, Cooperación Comunitaria visited different communities in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca, evaluating the degree of emergency.In two months  thanks to you generous donations we have being able to carried out the following activities: - Work meetings with social production organizations, to coordinate the social habitat´s.... Read more

Helping families affected by Mexico Earthquakes - World Vision

One month after the earthquakes in Mexico

Nov 3, 2017   Last September Mexico was shaken by two earthquakes of 8.2 and 7.1 degrees on the Richter scale, claiming the lives of 440 people in the most affected states: Chiapas, Tabasco, Puebla, Morelos, Guerrero, the State of Mexico, Oaxaca and Mexico City.  World Vision Mexico responded immediately, helping to date to more than 6950 people. The focus was the protection of children, the provision of food, the provision of hygiene items and clean water and the supply of tools and protective.... Read more

Help Mexico with earthquake relief efforts - Proforestal A.C

Relief efforts in South Oaxaca

Oct 24, 2017   Hi, We still continue helping victims of the eartquake in Oaxaca, We visited two more places to give blankets, tents, and cots. People is still recovering from the stroke, and are grateful for the help. And We have another problem, heavy rains started and this is making trucks to have a difficult time reaching these areas.  Proforestal staff and volunteers have deployed where possible to assist with debris removal and coordinate with other response agencies (Army) to provide aid to affected.... Read more

Mexico, Puebla and Morelos Earthquake Relief - International Community Foundation

ICF has been responding to earthquakes in Mexico

Oct 17, 2017   We have been in regular communications with our grantees and advisors/partners in all of the affected regions to identify relief, recovery and longer-term rehabilitation opportunities. Most of our current and potential grantees are still assessing needs and taking time to craft longer term reconstruction strategies, so we will be continuing to work with them on those. Our short-term objective is to address the immediate needs of affected children, to help normalize their lives and get them back.... Read more

Earthquake Relief for Mexico - Global Vision International Charitable Trust

The first necessities delivered to Mexico

Oct 9, 2017   Dear Supporters,  On the 4th of October two of our Mexico field staff have been on the go, they flew out to Oaxaca State to start with the relief program set out to aid those affected by the Hurricane that hit on the 7th of September.  "Today was a hard day, we saw front line te disaster caused by the continuos Earthquakes in Oaxaca communities. We drove for hours and met many families and saw first hand what their needs were. Tonight we will sleep a little bit better knowing that.... Read more

Help Mexico with earthquake relief efforts - Proforestal A.C

Preliminary evaluations undertaken in Oaxaca.

Oct 6, 2017   Another eartquake struck the region of Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, September 23, unlike the national and state capital cities, the region does not have a seismic alert system. For many in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec Saturday´s shaking was the strongest of thousands of aftershocks that have been rocking the region for weeks now. Just yesterday, October 4, there were 4 strucks that hit the region. Proforestal send a team to start helping the communities giving shelther supplies. The team.... Read more

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund - GlobalGiving

Your donation at work in Mexico

Sep 25, 2017   Last Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake in central Mexico struck a country and people still reeling from the 8.1-magnitude quake that devastated Oaxaca and Chiapas on September 7. Thanks to the generosity of more than 10,000 of you who've raised nearly $1 million already to support our nonprofit partners in Mexico hard at work assisting survivors of both earthquakes, the first round of funding from the Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund is already on the ground. Your donations are supporting: Un.... Read more

Emergency Response to the Mexico Earthquake - International Medical Corps

Final Report on Emergency Response to the Mexico Earthquake

Sep 12, 2017   After careful consideration and initial assessments of the impact of the 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, International Medical Corps has decided not to deploy its disaster response teams. We were ready to respond to the health care, water and sanitation, and other immediate needs of the earthquake’s victims, but have decided to stand down because the Government of Mexico has not yet asked for international assistance beyond those groups already working in-country—a decision we.... Read more

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