Help Bring Electricity to Puerto Rico

by Dawood Global Foundation - Educate a Girl
Help Bring Electricity to Puerto Rico

Project Report | Mar 19, 2020
Puerto Rico imposes strict curfew

By Rafia Khatak | Project Volunteer

Over the weekend, Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez enacted an island-wide overnight curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through March 31 and “enhanced health screenings” for anyone arriving at the airport, according to newspapers and a memo being sent out to publications.

The memo apparently stated:

"Businesses that are considered non-essential — like theaters, malls, bars, and gyms — are closed, while essential businesses like supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants for takeout, and gas stations must close by 6 p.m. Car services, including taxis and Ubers, can also only operate between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. except if they’re driving to and from the airports.

Those who violate the lockdown could be fined up to $5,000 or receive six months in jail.'

Although Puerto Rico has kept their confirmed cases of coronavirus to an extreme low of five compared to many other parts of the world, the government is acting quicky and strictly to ensure these numbers stay low.

Under the current scenario, medical clinics are more important than ever, and we request that you continue to help us complete our goal funding so that our implementation team will fund a solar electricity run medical clinic in a community without a hospital, something so desperately needed.

 

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Dec 23, 2019
Be prepared

By Rukhsana | Projector Coordinator

Sep 23, 2019
We're getting close

By Rafia Khatak | Project Volunteer

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Dawood Global Foundation - Educate a Girl

Location: Karachi, Sindh - Pakistan
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Twitter: @ladiesfund
Project Leader:
Ruxana Rahman
Karachi , Pakistan

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