On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Nidhi Tandon is based in Toronto, Canada where she works as an independent consultant. Nidhi is a social activist, animator and writer working with women and with marginalized communities to raise their voices in a globalized economy. For the past twenty years she has been specializing in enhancing women’s livelihoods in developing countries, in particular in East and West Africa and in the Caribbean. She has published critical pieces on the impact of the bio-fuel industry on food security and women’s farming livelihoods, implications of land grab on peasant land rights, and on the immediate climate-related challenges that women farmers manage.