Half the Sky Children's Earthquake Relief Fund

by OneSky
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Summary

The Fund provides emergency shelter, food, and medical care for children orphaned or separated from their families, also temporary or long-term foster care or, if needed, temporary institutional care.
$469,883
total raised
3,760
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

Half the Sky Foundation and China's Ministry of Civil Affairs (the government agency responsible for disaster relief) have set up a Children’s Earthquake Fund that will provide direct aid to the thousands of children in welfare institutions and in the community who are suffering in the wake of devastating earthquakes in Sichuan Province and Chongqing. Donations will be used to provide emergency and long-term relief to children affected by the disaster.

Solution

Through Half the Sky’s Children’s Earthquake Fund, donations will be used to provide emergency and long-term relief to children affected by the disaster, including emergency shelter, food, and medical care.

Long-Term Impact

The focus of HTS activities is to provide emergency relief as well temporary or long-term foster care or, when necessary, temporary institutional care for the children orphaned or separated from their families during the quake.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.halfthesky.org
Half the Sky
New York Times News Updates from China

Organization Information

OneSky

Location: Berkeley, California - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.onesky.org
Project Leader:
Jennifer Kincaid
Berkeley, CA United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 3,760 donors like you, a total of $469,883 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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