A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the central coast of Ecuador on Saturday, April 16th, leaving hundreds dead.
World Vision, the parent organisation of VisionFund International, is on the ground and responding to the devastating earthquake in Ecuador - the worst to strike the country since 1987. To support the relief efforts in Ecuador, through World Vision, please visit the following link:
When disaster strikes, protecting children is World Vision's top priority. Please join World Vision in your thoughts and prayer for those affected, and know that your gift will provide life-saving relief and long-term recovery to families affected by this deadly earthquake.
VisionFund International works in Ecuador, through VisionFund Ecuador. A microfinance institution with a portfolio of over $40 million, that makes a positive impact on over 90,000 children each year and has over 60,000 active borrowers. The VisionFund Ecuador branch in the effected area received structural damage, and microfinance clients have also been impacted by this natural disaster. VisionFund International will provide an update on our response, in due time, but immediate relief aid through World Vision is the top priority right now.