Hot Meals for Xyrelle

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
Hot Meals for Xyrelle

Project Report | Sep 5, 2017
Thanks for feeding Xyrelle during floods

By Andy Chaggar | IDV Chief Executive

On behalf of Xyrelle, "Salamat Po" (or Thank You)
On behalf of Xyrelle, "Salamat Po" (or Thank You)

Thanks so much for providing hot meals for Xyrelle.

Xyrelle is 5 years old, and she lives with her younger sister and parents in the Armpac area of Banaba, just outside Manila, in the Philippines.

Xyrelle’s flimsy makeshift house is dangerously close to a river. Every year there are floods, and Xyrelle’s house is often inundated, or even swept away completely. Even when the water recedes a thick layer of disease carrying silt is left behind and takes days to clean.

During floods Xyrelle and her family have to spend days sleeping on the floor of an evacuation centre. This is a traumatic experience already, and it’s made worse as Xyrelle and her family often have to go hungry.

Yet now, because of your generosity, we’ll be able to provide hot food for Xyrelle and her family during evacuations.

Hot meals will be available when the next flood comes and forces Xyrelle and her family to leave their home. Evacuation will never be easy for Xyrelle, but your generosity means that she and her family won’t go hungry. Thanks so much!

We’ll send you updates about how your gift is changing the lives of Xyrelle, her family and other families like theirs right here on GlobalGiving.

Should you ever have any questions about how we’re using your donation, please don’t hesitate to email We’d love to hear from you!

One last time, thanks so much for ensuring that Xyrelle and her family can enjoy hot meals during floods.

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International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @IDVMedia
International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
Andy Chaggar
Project Leader:
Andy Chaggar
Bristol , Somerset United Kingdom

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