A strong earthquake hit the center of Mexico on September 19 killing more than 300 people and injuring more than 2800. While most of the attention and media has been on Mexico City, the small state of Morelos had 74 killed and a very large number of people lost their homes and businesses.
I am a Social Documentary/Humanitarian photographer, member of Photographers Without Borders. From September 23 to September 26, I volunteered to photograph impacted people in the populations of Hueyapan, Tecomalco, Chinameca, and Jojutla. I have a list of people who need help because they lost their homes and I have created this fundraiser to help them. The money donated will be divided in equal parts to the families in this list.
Virginia Hernandez from Hueyapan Morelos. Her home is inhabitable. She is mother of 6 and expecting a seventh one.
Consuelo Hernandez with address in Benito Juarez 7, Barrio San Andrés Hueyapan. Her home was completely destroyed.
Rogelio Escobar and Ernestina Bravo from Hueyapan. Parts of their home are totally destroyed and others severely damaged.
Jarib Castañeda, Carlos Castañeda and their mother Eduarda. Lost their home in Chinameca.
Jarib Nain Landa Anzurez had to abandon his damaged home in Chinameca Morelos.
Cosby Galvan home is inhabitable in Chinameca.
Keila Abundez Ansurez home was completely destroyed. Single mom of three. They live in Chinameca.
Sergio Barreda Flores with home in Emiliano Zapata 5, Jojutla. Total loss of his home.
Patricia Martinez Jaimes' home at Calle Emiliano Zapata 3, Jojutla was hardly hit and it is inhabitable. They are living in a tent across the street.
Alvaro Jaimes and his uncle Jesus Jaime with a flat in Emiliano Zapata 3, Jojutla. It is inhabitable.
Veronica Bravo Santamaria's home with address in 10 of April 202 Jojutla has been demolished.
Cecilia Bahena Martinez with residence in street 10 of April 4 Jojutla. Her home was declared total loss.
Gilberto Castañeda Sosa with address in Aquiles Serdan 308 Jojutla. The home is completely destroyed.
Carmen Guzman Melgar with adress in Aquiles Serdan 308 Jojutla. The home is totally destroyed.
The funds are needed urgently to start the reconstruction of their homes.