Delivering Food and Supplies to a Community Devastated by Fire

Delivering Food and Supplies to a Community Devastated by Fire

Aerial view of Natividad, in the department of Beni, Bolivia.

Aerial view of Natividad, in the department of Beni, Bolivia.

Aerial view of the fire damage.

Aerial view of the fire damage.

Our pilot, Ivo Daniel took these photos of the fire damage and the need in Natividad.
Fire damage in Natividad.

Fire damage in Natividad.

A fire started in one of the houses and burned more than half of the houses in town.
More than half of the homes in Natividad were completely destroyed.

More than half of the homes in Natividad were completely destroyed.

Nine homes completely destroyed.
If the wind had not carried the fire in the direction of the river, all 16 homes in the community would have been destroyed….

Natividad Fire Response

Our pilot made the first of three or four flights last week and delivered 400 kilos of food. Both the leader of the community and the teacher were asked to distribute the food, prioritizing affected families first.
Mano a Mano plane delivering food and supplies to Natividad.

Mano a Mano plane delivering food and supplies to Natividad.

Thanks Casa Estudiantil

A huge thank you to Casa Estudiantil for making funds available to purchase the food.
These are the kinds of projects Mano a Mano are able to do, thanks to the the support of groups like Casa Estudiantil and people like you.
If you’d like to make a donation to support projects and emergency responses like these, you can make a donation online HERE.


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