Lideres Ixiles y migrantes necesitan apoyo

[English below]

Gaspar y Francisco son líderes mayas ixiles que por años han acompañado a su comunidad en procesos de verdad y justicia, así como defensa de la tierra y cuidado del medio ambiente. Su vida estaba en riesgo y fueron forzados a salir de Guatemala.

Ellos llegaron a Juárez en julio de 2019 después de ser víctimas de abusos de autoridad en el estado de Chihuahua. En la ciudad, también fueron víctimas de secuestro. A pesar de su vulnerabilidad, están en Juárez como miles de personas bajo el Programa "Quédate en México", también conocido como MPP.

Durante su estancia en Juárez, han trabajado y enviado apoyo a sus familias y comunidades, con quienes mantienen el compromiso solidario. No obstante, la actual pandemia de COVID-19, tiene a sus familias con carencias alimentarias y de sanidad. Por ello, solicitamos su colaboración, aportando a través de una donación mensualmente en la cantidad que pueden apoyar. Estamos buscando apoyo mensual para recaudar $600 al mes ($300 cada uno) para un total mínimo de $3600 para 6 meses. 

Este video demuestra su lucha en la frontera. 

https://vimeo.com/408857866 

Gracias antemano por su solidaridad.

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Gaspar and Francisco are Maya Ixil leaders who for years have accompanied their community in processes of justice and truth, as well as the defense of their land and care for the environment. With their lives at risk, they were forced to leave Guatemala.


They arrived in Juárez after being victims of abuse of authority in the state of Chihuahua. In the city, they were also victims of kidnapping. Despite their vulnerability, they are in Juárez like thousands of people under the “Remain in Mexico” Program, also known as MPP.


During their stay in Juárez, they have worked and sent support to their families and communities, with whom they maintain a commitment of solidarity. However, the current pandemic of COVID-19 has affected their families with health deficiencies and the lack of food. This is where you can support through a month donation in any amount. We are looking for monthly donors so we can raise $600 a month (or $300 each) for a minimum total of $3600 for at least 6 months. 

The video below demonstrates their struggle at the border. 

https://vimeo.com/408857866 

Thank you in advance for your solidarity,

Donations

  • Michael Bakal 
    • $36 
    • 12 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 20 d
  • Christine White 
    • $20 
    • 20 d
  • Henry Gonzalez 
    • $75 
    • 22 d
  • Metro NY Christian Life Community Brennan 
    • $100 
    • 23 d
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Organizer

Giovanni B'atz 
Organizer
Las Cruces, NM
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