Thousands dead following 6.3 magnitude earthquake - urgent help is needed!
Following the devastating earthquake that shook Afghanistan on Saturday 7th October, our hearts are heavy as we witness yet another tragic chapter in the country's history.
Afghanistan, already grappling with economic collapse, severe drought, and the ongoing challenges of decades of conflict, is now confronted with further despair. The disaster has led to a staggering number of casualties: over 3000 people have died at the hands of this calamity, 90% of these have been confirmed as women and children
As the death toll continues to rise, so does the urgency of our response. Penny Appeal remains steadfast in its commitment to stand by the Afghan people during these tumultuous times.
We are on the ground to provide emergency relief, including essential supplies, medical aid, and support to those most vulnerable, especially children.
Your support is instrumental in helping us deliver critical assistance to those who have had their lives torn apart by this tragedy.
Please support our brothers and sisters during their time of need. Donate now.
Penny Appeal's Response
Penny Appeal are on the ground providing food, Hygiene and cash distributions to communities that have been most affected. £25 can provide a hygiene pack, £50 can help provide food for an entire family for one month and £300 can provide cash assistance to poor families.
Penny Appeal will endeavour to use your gift as requested, wherever possible. If for any reason we cannot use your donation as you have indicated, we will use it to fund similar projects in other countries or other projects in the relevant country. Penny Appeal’s strategic overview and on the ground experience means it is in the best position to decide how to meet need as it arises.