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Category Archives: Emergency Aid 2020
Español abajo Message from Sister Parish Inc. Board member Cathy Burrell The Sister Parish, Inc. Board and staff began January excited about the new year. Most of the Board participated in the Open Delegation in November 2019 and were energized … Continue reading
El Salvador communities respond to emergency / Comunidades de El Salvador responden ante la emergencia
In the fall of 2020, Sister Parish committees in El Salvador organized emergency aid in their communities. We are grateful to everyone who made this possible, those who donated to the Sister Parish Emergency Fund and the committee members who … Continue reading
Hurricanes Eta and Iota have devastated Central America with both immediate and long-term consequences, as hundreds of thousands of people lost homes and/or crops they would have relied on to eat in 2021. In Sister Parish, there were at least … Continue reading
Sister Parish Board President, Maria Van Der Maaten, shares an update about our work in this brief video.
Tierra Nueva 2 distributes third round of food aid / Tierra Nueva 2 distribuye tercera ronda de apoyo alimentario
(Click on the photos to enlarge / Haga clic en las fotos para verlas en grande) Texto en español después del texto en ingles. In Chinautla, the Sister Parish committee is continuing to organize and deliver food aid in their … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Sister Parish emergency aid fundraiser. We have raised enough to provide every Sister Parish community with aid money to use as they define based on their greatest need. The majority of … Continue reading
Sister Parish Regional Coordinator, Brian Tyler, shares a brief update from Guatemala.
In June, the Sister Parish committee in Tierra Nueva 2, Guatemala organized a second round of food aid. For the first round, they focused on providing food baskets and basic hygiene supplies to elders and single mothers, those thought to … Continue reading
The following video includes an update as of May 2020 on the pandemic in Sister Parish communities in Guatemala and El Salvador and community-based relief efforts to support the people most negatively impacted. Sign up for our e-news to receive … Continue reading
Waiting for government aid The Guatemalan government has borrowed billions of dollars from the International Monetary Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and The World Bank to fund various natural disaster relief programs and other programs. These programs aim to support the … Continue reading