Covid-19 Pandemic, June 13, 2020: Emergency Help for the Wayúu Families of La Guajira

June 13, 2020 – The foundation Women Here and Now once again sponsored emergency food distribution to the Wayúu families of La Guajira, Colombia. Here you see the station wagon loaded with food bags, ready to deliver. Muddy roads make delivery difficult during the rainy season. When the roads are not muddy, they are caked and hot. Many thanks to Ángel and Maura for their … Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic, June 13, 2020: Emergency Help for the Wayúu Families of La Guajira

Covid-19 Pandemic, May 27-28, 2020: Emergency Food Supplies Distributed to 45 Families in Alta Guajira

May 27-28, 2020 – The foundation Women Here and Now has great affection for the Wayúu indigenous people of Alta Guajira! The Wayúu are a fierce, strong community that deserves the honor of proclaiming that no one in history has ever conquered them! We have much to do to help them restore the old, independent ways of agriculture that will ensure their necessary independence in … Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic, May 27-28, 2020: Emergency Food Supplies Distributed to 45 Families in Alta Guajira

Covid-19 Pandemic, May 10, 2020: Emergency Food Supplies Distributed in Cabo de la Vela, Colombia

May 10, 2020 – Thanks to Ángel and Maura, Women Here and Now distributed food today to 30 families in Cabo de la Vela, Colombia, and we have employed a fisherman! Here are photos of the very happy families: Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic, May 10, 2020: Emergency Food Supplies Distributed in Cabo de la Vela, Colombia

Covid-19 Pandemic, May 8-9, 2020: Women Here and Now Gives Emergency Food Supplies to 65 Families in Alta Guajira, Colombia

May 8-9, 2020: In cooperation with Señor Ángel and Señora Maura, the foundation Women Here and Now (Mujeres Aquí y Ahora) distributed emergency food supplies in two areas of Alta Guajira, Colombia: Cabo de la Vela and another town on the other side of La Guajira. Both of these places are in Alta Guajira, the northernmost portion of La Guajira, the region most isolated and … Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic, May 8-9, 2020: Women Here and Now Gives Emergency Food Supplies to 65 Families in Alta Guajira, Colombia

The Dire Situation in La Guajira, Colombia: 20,000 Children at Risk of Malnutrition

September, 2019 – Lawyers for the indigenous Wayúu people of La Guajira, Colombia, have turned to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights as a last resort for the survival of their community. Because the Colombian government has failed to comply with the measures that were previously ordered to protect children, nursing mothers, and senior citizens by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the Wayúu … Continue reading The Dire Situation in La Guajira, Colombia: 20,000 Children at Risk of Malnutrition