Guatemala Volcano Victims Receive £25,000

Ana Patricia and her daughter

Most of us will either of heard or seen reports of the devastating effects of the Fuego volcano eruption in Guatemala, over 1.7 million people have been affected by the crisis, with at least 12,000 people having been evacuated from their homes.

The Masonic Charitable Foundation has donated £25,000 to Plan International UK to help the needs of those thousands of people with safe shelter, food, drinking water or sanitation facilities.

David Innes, Chief Executive of the Masonic Charitable Foundation said:

The Fuego volcano eruption has devastated the lives of many thousands of people, with, as usual children bearing the brunt of the suffering. I am pleased that the Masonic Charitable Foundation was able to move so quickly and provide funds for Plan International UK’s vital work at the heart of the disaster zone.”

Find out how this grant will help to fund Plan International UK’s vital services across three evacuation centres >>

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