Your Support in Action
Posted on: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Ghalia, like so many mothers in Gaza, struggles every day to find clean water for herself and her children. And she worries every day about her children becoming sick or even dying from the filthy water they are sometimes forced to drink.
Posted on: Monday, July 26, 2010
Early last year, Israel destroyed much of Gaza’s rudimentary water infrastructure in a protracted bombing campaign. Since then, an ongoing economic blockade has prevented Gazans from importing materials they need to rebuild the water system. Contaminated drinking water is putting...
Posted on: Tuesday, July 20, 2010
MADRE's Lisa Davis was in Geneva last week for the UN Human Rights Committee's review of Colombia's human rights record. As part of the review process, MADRE presented a shadow report that we wrote with a coalition of Colombian human...
Posted on: Wednesday, July 14, 2010
MADRE’s partner organization, the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (IIWF/FIMI) is in Brazil to participate in the Economic Commission for Latin America's (ECLAC) eleventh session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. The theme of the...
Posted on: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
MADRE sister organization Taller de Vida provides life-changing support to former child soldiers and children at risk of becoming child soldiers in Colombia. Watch the video to find out more.
Posted on: Friday, July 9, 2010
MADRE has worked in Haiti since the early 1990s. When the earthquake struck, we immediately reached out to our sister organizations. Thanks to your generosity, we were able to provide them with life-saving support.
Posted on: Thursday, July 8, 2010
In Guatemala, as many as 112,000 people were forced from their homes following a devastating volcanic eruption and tropical storm last month. In the communities where our sister organization, the Women Workers' Committee, works, an estimated 800 homes were destroyed,...
Posted on: Tuesday, July 6, 2010
I am so pleased to be able to tell you what an important difference MADRE members have made - support for the Afghan Women's Survival Fund was a lifeline for Zarbobo, a woman who lived in fear and hunger for...