On May 30, CADENA CJG ONG, thanks to the donation of one of our Link Companies, delivered hand to hand a water tank with filters at the Liceo Cristiano Camino del Saber Norte in Zone 18 to provide filtered water to more than 1,000 families in the settlements of that sector, which do not have potable water. This will allow these families to have water to drink and prevent the proliferation of gastrointestinal diseases. Thanks to the support of the volunteers of the Philippi International Worship Church.
On April 22nd, the Guatemalan Ministry of Health declared a Red Alert in national and temporary COVID hospitals, due to an increase in cases. With the purpose of supporting our country, CADENA CJG delivered, hand to hand, 1,000 masks for the medical personnel of the Villa Nueva National Specialized Hospital. Thanks to the Barrientos family for their donation, and for helping our doctors to continue fighting against this pandemic.
Today, CLUB CADENA CAG of the American School of Guatemala delivered, hand to hand, 340 blankets and school supplies for the students of the “Centro Escolar Futuro Vivo Guatemala”. A huge thanks to the youth and the professors of the CAG for their support, as well as the CADENA CJG ONG leaders who participated in this mission.
Cadena CJG Guatemala NGO headed by our Secretary General, Benjamin Laniado, participated in the delivery of 39 houses to families affected by the Volcano of Fire donated by the State of Israel through its Embassy in Guatemala. The execution of the project was supervised by Cadena CJG Guatemala NGO, the humanitarian arm of the Jewish community of Guatemala.
The Edén Nueva Vida community in Puerto Barrios was severely damaged by recent natural disasters. the municipality supported CADENA CJG which delivered water filters to the families of the aforementioned community. Let’s repair the damage!
CADENA CJG and the Israeli Embassy in Guatemala carried out three humanitarian missions on November 15th and 16th to Puerto Barrios and Morales Izabal, both hit by Tropical Storm ETA. Along with CADENA México, we donated 400,000 Quetzals worth of help, benefiting a total of 1,900 people. We delivered 185 emergency boxes, shovels, gallons of disinfectant and of chlorine, as well as 200 brooms and 200 toothbrushes, 250 gel-alcohol bottles, 185 water filters, 185 solar lamps, 1000 facemasks, 210 shirts, and carried out medical and psychological consultations.
Youths from Club CADENA Guatemala delivered protection kits to 142 USAC medicine students. 1704 KN95; 12, 780 surgical masks, 142 polypropene bathrobes and 142 gallons were handed out to help the students continue giving consultation in rural area for three months. Each student received 12 KN95 masks, 90 surgical masks, 1 polypropene bathrobe and 1 gallon of hand gel.
The USAC students were contacted by the CADENA CAG Club volunteer group, which created an inventory of needs. CADENA Club volunteers then raised funds from the Beth El Community, of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Club CADENA is made up of students from the American School of Guatemala, who organize humanitarian and disaster assistance campaigns. The group is part of CADENA CJG, the humanitarian branch of the Guatemalan Jewish Community, bring help to the most vulnerable communities. The mission was dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Bertha de Permuth Z”L
Volunteer groups in three different countries -Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico– delivered help to families affected by the Hurricane ETA.
The storm had disastrous consequences on its path through Central America, causing flooding and mudslides in the region. According to the BBC, many people have yet to be found, and entire communities have lost all communication to the outside world due to higway collapse of highways.
Our GoTeam has been working in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, where the population has been severely affected by strong rain and flooding. on Tuesday, November 11, the team flew over the Soluschiapa river, looking for a 12 year old that had been dragged by the current. Another rescue team delivered 9 tons on help on November 9th, benefitting 4500 people.
The GoTeam was also present in Costa Rica delivering solar lamps, pantries and hygiene kits.
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Young volunteers from Club CADENA Guatemala delivered protection gear to USAC medicine students. The group delivered a total of 1,704 K95 masks; 12,780 surgical masks, 142 polypropylene robes and 142 gallons of gel alcohol, which will allow them to work in rural area for the next three months. Each student will receive 12 K95 masks, 90 surgical masks, one robe and one gallon of alcohol gel.
These students where contacted by the CADENA volunteers, who set out to determine their needs before organizing a digital fundraising campaign with the Beth El Jewish community, of West Palm Beach, Florida. Club CADENA CAG is a group of volunteers from the Guatemala’s American School constantly developing develop emergency-relief and humanitarian-aid projects.
This group is part of the activities developed by CADENA Guatemala, the humanitarian branch of Guatemala’s Jewish communities, in its quest to help those in the direst of circumstances. This mission was dedicated to the late Bertha de Bermuth Z”L.
On September 25, 2020, CADENA Cost Rica carried out a second pantry delivery to the Villanueva Clown Association, whose members have been struggling to make ends meet because of COVID-19. We’d like to thank our CADENA volunteers, CADENA Operational Director, Jessica de Álvarez, as well as pastor Raúl Moscoso and the International Church of Adoration of Filipos.