On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
In October this year, rural women activists from across South Africa came together in Pretoria to discuss the common issues they face - including on climate change and land reform - and to call on national and global leaders for action. The women will carry their calls to world leaders during the COP17 climate conference in Durban 28 Nov - 9 Dec 2011.