Covid-19 Pandemic Relief Aid

by The Wayuu Taya Foundation Inc
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Project Report | Nov 24, 2023
Supporting Indigenous Communities Post-Covid 19

By Keila Andrade | Regional Manager

Supporting Indigenous Communities Post-COVID-19: Our Ongoing Efforts

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a profound impact on the world, particularly on vulnerable indigenous communities. As we approach three years since the height of this crisis, these communities, especially in the Guajira subregion, continue to face significant challenges. Poverty and extreme poverty remain prevalent, exacerbated by rising inequality and declining employment opportunities.

We are dedicated to supporting these communities in their recovery, focusing on critical areas such as health, nutrition, and education. Our initiatives include:

1.   Health and Hygiene Programs: We have installed portable handwashing stations in schools, hospitals, and community kitchens, serving over 5,900 individuals. This effort underscores the importance of hygiene in preventing illnesses, including COVID-19.

 2.    Nutritional Support and Clean Water: Our 'Water for All' program has delivered over 720,000 liters of clean water to various institutions, impacting 36,200 people. Additionally, we provide regular food assistance to 156 communities, 75 schools, and 76 organizations, serving 2.9 million meals to over 71,525 individuals.

 3.   Medical and Personal Hygiene Supplies: Our efforts extend to medicines and supplies distribution, benefiting 200,000 people, expanding our outreach across 15 states of Venezuela through various activities and collaborations, including 89 health centers in Zulia State. Also, we've provided individual medical treatments to 283 people and distributed essential personal hygiene supplies to over 87,000 individuals in Mara and Maracaibo Municipalities.

While our goal is ambitious, it's crucial to be realistic. Eradicating the effects of the pandemic may not be entirely feasible; however, mitigating these impacts is a significant and achievable aim. We focus on helping to reduce the adverse effects and building resilient communities capable of withstanding future challenges.

Your Role in This Journey

The success of these initiatives is greatly attributed to the support from donors like you. Your contributions have been fundamental in providing essentials like clean water, food, medicine, and hygiene supplies to those in need. As we move forward, your continued support is vital in improving the quality of life for the Wayuu communities and beyond.

Join Us in Making a Difference

Together, we can continue to take meaningful steps to mitigate the aftermath of COVID-19 and foster a brighter future for these resilient communities. Thank you for standing with us in this ongoing journey of hope and healing.

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Helping to improve the situation of La Guajira Communities

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Providing Help and Hope to Indigenous Communities in Venezuela

By Keila Andrade | Regional Director

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Organization Information

The Wayuu Taya Foundation Inc

Location: Los Angeles, Ca - USA
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Twitter: @wayuutaya
Project Leader:
Patricia Velasquez
Midland Park , NJ United States
$22,941 raised of $30,000 goal
 
237 donations
$7,059 to go
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