Our nonprofit partner Convoy of Hope teamed up with the O'Reilly Center for Hope to provide important resources to people struggling with homelessness. They adapted their event due to COVID-19 and were able to continue providing aid and services in a new format.
Earlier this year, LuminAID partnered with the Kikulu Foundation with the goal of sending 100 solar-powered lights to children in Uganda. After overcoming distribution complications from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we are proud to announce that more than 100 lights have been delivered!
We're working with our nonprofit partners to distribute solar lights and phone chargers to families without power following Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria as well as earthquakes in Mexico. We are also restocking depleted disaster relief aid supplies to ensure that emergency responders can respond whenever there is an urgent need.
On January 7th, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Puerto Rico, and significant aftershocks have continued in the days and weeks following, leaving many Puerto Ricans unable or afraid to return to their homes.
In this edition of Notes From the Field, we are lucky to have a guest post from Angela Maria Nardolillo of Off-The-Grid Missions. Off-The-Grid Missions is the only organization in the world dedicated to providing Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals access to life-saving resources in remote, isolated and disaster-stricken regions around the world.
In this edition of Notes from the Field, we take a trip to Zimbabwe’s Martin Forest to learn more about its widespread power outages in the wake of Cyclone Idai, and the work of two nonprofits to bring safety to its residents.
In this Notes From the Field, we take a look at Team 5 Medical Foundation’s trip to the remote city of Moro in Peru. Team 5 is a veteran foundation that provides medical care in the most overlooked and remote areas of the world.