CORONAVIRUS: Million peso pledge to support the Zapatista Response
You can help save lives Zapatista communities during the Coronavirus pandemic! Generous support from a few families and individuals right now will double your contribution! This is huuuuuuge! Thanks in advance. Please indicate your donation amount in the box below. Or, if you cannot donate at this time, we welcome your support in helping us spread the word. You can help us develop ideas and share the message by signing up on this form!!
On March 16, 2020 the Zapatistas wrote: “we exhort everyone everywhere, (men, women, and transgender people) in Mexico and the world, to take the scientifically-based sanitary measures necessary to allow us to move forward and get through this pandemic alive.” Click here to read the Zapatistas’ words about their Coronavirus pandemic response (now translated into various languages).
Schools for Chiapas applauds the insightful analysis and rapid decisions made by the Zapatista movement to control the Coronavirus; in response, today Schools for Chiapas pledges one million pesos to support the Zapatista health System during the crisis of the Coronavirus pandemic. Schools for Chiapas will donate all funds directly to the Zapatista health system.
Please support the rural autonomous Mayan communities of Chiapas, Mexico in addressing this public health challenge where the lack of running water, poor nutrition, and limited access to medicines make the Coronavirus particularly difficult to control and survive. Help us to quickly reach our goal of One Million pesos for the Zapatista Health System. Donate today – just write your donation amount in the box below!