Earthquake in Ecuador: Where to Donate

Image by Arun Venkatesan

Image by Arun Venkatesan

On Saturday 16th April 2016, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the coast of Ecuador. The number of casualties has passed 500 and the search for hundreds of missing persons continues.

All of us at Alternautas are saddened by the tragedy that has hit the people of Ecuador and would like to share some resources to expand the possibilities of collaboration. To help the victims, here are a number of reputable sites and initiatives that are receiving donations:

Pachamama Alliance. Ecuador Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund: http://www.pachamama.org/pa/ecuador-earthquake-relief

Support Cruz Roja Ecuatoriana. Ammado.com https://www.ammado.com/nonprofit/172557/givingwidget


 OXFAM Emergency Appeal Ecuador Earthquake. https://donate.oxfam.org.uk/emergency/ecuador


 UNICEF United States Fund: https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/powerful-78-magnitude-earthquake-leaves-hundreds-dead-ecuador/30256


 Terremoto en Ecuador. International and national donations: https://terremotoenecuador.ser.ec/depositar/


 Ecuador Earthquake Relief Effort. Ecuadorian Student’s Association at UQ and ANU. https://fundly.com/ecuador-earthquake-relief-fund?ft_src=EmailDonationReceipt&ft_sid=7766060&ft_aid=370204&ft_uid=1345947#supporters


Global Shapers Quito Hub: https://www.generosity.com/emergencies-fundraising/ecuador-earthquake-emergency-relief--2/x/11234093


TELEMUNDO. Cómo ayudar a las víctimas. http://www.telemundo47.com/noticias/mundo/Sismo-terremoto-en-Ecuador-lanzan-campanas-de-donaciones-victimas-375991081.html


 Cruz Roja Ecuatoriana / Ecuadorian Red Cross: http://www.cruzroja.org.ec/index.php/emergencia/759-donaciones-efectivo


Ecuador Listo y Solidario:  http://ecuadorlistoysolidario.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/