The BERNEGAL FOUNDATION, which is currently developing together with institutions of the Mozambican Government a project to develop a self-sufficient food system in rural populations, has altered its plans due to the IDAI cyclone, which has been classified as the worst meteorological disaster. in Africa and the southern hemisphere, leaving more than 720,000 children in grave danger in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Now, after several days, the devastating effects caused by the cyclone on March 14 have been joined by the appearance of outbreaks of cholera, which will cause the final balance to exceed tens of thousands of deaths and leave more than a million and a half of homeless people.
The donation has been made in a small event held at the Mozambique Embassy and in the presence of His Excellency. Ambassador of Mozambique in Spain, Don Jose Antonio Matsinha.
Elena Hermosilla, President of the Fundación Canaria Bernegal has stated that “the devastating impact caused by cyclone Idai, together with the strong commitment that the FUNDACIÓN BERNEGAL maintains with Mozambique, has prompted us to make this donation as well as to accelerate the development of the project of food aid in which we are working with agencies of the Mozambican Government and which we hope will have the green light in the coming months ”.
For his part, Ambassador Matsinha thanked the donation made as well as the effort that the BERNEGAL FOUNDATION is carrying out in Mozambique and has encouraged Spanish public and private organizations to contribute funds through the INGC to mitigate the tragedy caused by the cyclone. IDAI.
For information and channeling of aid to the victims, the Embassy of Mozambique has made available the telephone line
(915773682) or to email email@example.com