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£160raised of £10,000 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £160 to help purchase food, repair hurricane damaged homes and create a seed bank for agricultural activities.

    West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 26th September 2018

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    Story

    Direct grass roots giving for the people of Esmeralda, Cuba

    Our hearts are broken by our friends devastation from hurricane Irma. Houses have been destroyed. Livelihoods lost. Small holding farms ruined.

    Food is scarce at the best of times. Now even bread is hard to find.

    Our family has been visiting Esmeralda and surrounding villages and towns for 9 years. Thanks to the grass roots network we've built over this time we are able to invest donations directly to people we know that need it most.

    The people of Cuba have given us so much love and wisdom. In our own humble way we have given what we can.

    We've invested a lot of our time and money over the years. This hurricane has come so unexpected and we are looking to respond quickly. We don't have the resources to meet the need alone.

    Please join us by giving what you can, so we can help people in need now.

    The Cubans have always said to us "Thanks for remembering the poor, because most people forget"

    Let's remind them again that we care.

    Cubans struggle to recover after hurricane Irma

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    • Melanie Casimir6 months ago
      Melanie Casimir

      Melanie Casimir

      6 months ago

      Our friends of Esmeralda Cuba are still suffering, some 8 months since erma hit them! Now facing no crops have grown due to the flooding etc.. Unable to re-plant any seeds as timing is all wrong now! It will take approximately 12-18 months to get back in front.. Lots of people will go hungry tonight, tomorrow, the next day and so on! We are so very lucky as our supermarkets are usually stocked to the max! And we moan when the bread has ran out.. Get a grip.. Think of someone less fortunate than ourselves.. Peace and Love..

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    • Melanie Casimir7 months ago
      Melanie Casimir

      Melanie Casimir

      7 months ago

      Well February, March now it's April time passes so quickly! Almost 7 month since irma hit Cuba and some people are still without homes, roofs etc.. But spirits are high in Esmeralda as they live in hope everyday, they have no other choice but to hope! Peace and Love to all!

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    • Melanie Casimir9 months ago
      Melanie Casimir

      Melanie Casimir

      9 months ago

      Not much progress on our fundraising but whatever we raise will be welcomed! And will be helpful for the Cuban people! Big thanks! POSITIVNESS ALL AROUND!

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    Page last updated on: 5/17/2018 1:07 PM

    Supporters

    8

    • Ryan OKeeffe

      Ryan OKeeffe

      Sep 29, 2017

      I hope this helps, Steve R told me about the cause X

      £30.00

    • Marianne Albina

      Marianne Albina

      Sep 28, 2017

      £15.00

    • Lucy Murunga

      Lucy Murunga

      Sep 25, 2017

      Hello Mel. Steve R told me re your initiative-here's a little donation in support. All the best.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 20, 2017

    • Elysia Nisan

      Elysia Nisan

      Sep 20, 2017

      Hope this can help - Steve Richards told me about your intentions. Best wishes.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 20, 2017

      £20.00

    • arji manuelpillai

      arji manuelpillai

      Sep 19, 2017

      Steve told me it would help... x

      £20.00

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    Melanie Casimir

    Melanie Casimir

    West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

    Hi I'm Melanie. I'm a straight living, spiritual mother. I'm passionate about life, equality and sharing.

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