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Hurricane Maria: Helping Elders of Humacao

A microproject by Jake's Diapers, Inc.
Hurricane Maria: Helping Elders of Humacao

Summary

Hurricane Maria made landfall in the town of Humacao. There are families in Humacao living in dire poverty, in simple shack-like homes. Ten months after Maria, power was just restored. Elders and persons with special needs seem to have been forgotten. Some have been abandoned by caregivers who had no choice but to go to the mainland. In thiscommunity of survivors, there many persons, young & old, who rely on the support of diapers. This project will provide cloth diaper kits to those in need.

$1,589
total raised
19
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

Families in Humacao have lost homes and livelihoods. Just struggling to survive after Maria, these families are unable to afford diapers for their babies, children with special needs, and elders who rely on the support of diapers. Your support will provide complete supplies of cloth diapers (panales de tela) to persons in need in Humacao.

Solution

By providing a complete supply of cloth diapers, these individuals, babiest through adults, will have enough diapers to stay clean, dry, and healthy. Families will no longer have to choose between food & diapers, and will be able to focus on other urgent needs as they rebuild and recover.

Long-Term Impact

As our partner organizations in Puerto Rico continue to have their diaper needs solved, they are able to save funds and plan for future improvements in their care. This can mean adding educational programs, offering better healthcare, improved quality of food (more protein!) - all steps that set these babies up for long term survival and productive members of society.

Resources

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Organization Information

Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Location: Little Chute, WI - USA
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Twitter: @jakesdiapers
Project Leader:
Stephanie Bowers
Jake's Diapers, Inc.
Kaukauna, WI United States

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