Covid-19 Pandemic, April 1, 2020: Three More Flights Transport Emergency Food Relief to the Pearl Islands!

Isla de Rey, Panamá – April 1, 2020   On Wednesday, Women Here and Now (Mujeres Aqui y Ahora) transported by plane 75 bags of food purchased by our organization to be distributed to the most needy of residents of three other villages of the Pearl Islands.  Two separate flights were made from the airport at Rio Hato to the airstrip at San Miguel, where … Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic, April 1, 2020: Three More Flights Transport Emergency Food Relief to the Pearl Islands!

MAYA Extends Humanitarian Aid as People of the Pearl Islands Battle Health Crises

In response to two letters received from the Health Center earlier this month, Father Jeffry Moore first brought water, Pampers disposable diapers, and formula for a 17-year-old mother in La Esmeralda who asked for them,so that her baby wouldn’t get sick. At that time, the inhabitants of La Esmeralda were suffering a village-wide outbreak of diarrhea, apparently from a contaminated water supply. Father Jeffry then … Continue reading MAYA Extends Humanitarian Aid as People of the Pearl Islands Battle Health Crises

San Miguel Health Center Requests Further Assistance from Women Here and Now (MAYA)

Fr. Jeffry Moore, President of Women Here and Now (Mujeres Aquí y Ahora), has received two more requests for assistance from the Health Center on the island of San Miguel. The first letter (below) asks for his help with contacting the health assistant in the village of La Esmeralda on the island of Isla del Rey to investigate an community outbreak of diarrhea and refer … Continue reading San Miguel Health Center Requests Further Assistance from Women Here and Now (MAYA)