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!

Emergency Food Relief to the Pearl Islands during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pearl Islands, Panamá – March 27, 2020 – On Friday, Women Here and Now (Mujeres Aqui y Ahora) sponsored and transported emergency food supplies from the Rio Hato Airport to the runway at St. Miguel on the island of Isla del Rey. The food was delivered in bags to 25 families who were identified by the doctor as the most needy in the village of … Continue reading Emergency Food Relief to the Pearl Islands during the Covid-19 Pandemic

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