There are specific WeDpro projects that you can support through donations.
Hope After Haiyan Projects
You can currently donate to the following Hope After Haiyan initiatives:
|CULASI EVACUATION CENTER
(Barangay Camancijan, Culasi, Antique)
|Philippine peso donations
|US dollar donations
|Canadian dollar donations
|INFORMATION: The largest Hope After Haiyan project so far, the disaster-resilient one-storey multi-purpose community and evacuation center is the first purpose-built evacuation center in the Visayas region. It is located on higher ground near 5 barangays and meant to be used by these communities as emergency shelter, a community building, and training center. It was designed for disaster resilience and safety, in consultation with local survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.The center was opened Nov 8, 2014 and used as emergency shelter during Typhoon Ruby/Hagupit one month later.
PARTNERS/COLLABORATORS: ActionAid, Curiosity Design Research, Architect Pia Maranan, Eng. Danny Pelaez (Culasi Municipal Engineer’s Office), the local government and communities of Culasi, Antique.
IDENTIFIED NEEDS THAT DONATIONS WILL SUPPORT:
Additional furnishings like beds, first aid kits, medicines, beddings, toys and learning materials for children, non-food items such as kitchenware, and pails and dippers for the toilets and bathrooms.
There is a need for a second storey to accommodate more people in emergencies. Currently, the building can house 300 people short-term and 20 families long-term. With a second storey, it can hold double that number.