On 16th of April, 2016 at 18:58 a 7.8 Richter scale earthquake occurred in Ecuador’s Manabi province. The epicenter, Pedenales and Cojimies.

According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, more than one million people have been affected. The earthquake resulted in 650 deaths and more than 27,732 wounded and left behind widespread destruction in Manabi, Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Ríos, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Pichincha, Imbabura and Tungurahua provinces.

It was the strongest felt earthquake in the country as well as being the most destructive in over 70 years.
It has been over a month since the tragedy yet people are still in distress and very much in need of support.

ECUATHAI the association of Ecuadorians in Thailand joins forces with friends from all over the world: Thailand, France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and other countries to collect donations to help Ecuadorians during this difficult times.
All the money collected will be send to Quito, the capital of Ecuador.
Doctor Jorge De la Torre with his wife Elisabeth Koch (Swiss – Ecuadorian) will coordinate with the “Ecuadorian Red Cross” and the association “Un techo para mi pais” for the distribution of the donations.
EcuaThai and the people of Ecuador are grateful for your generosity.

Thank you for your kindness.
Jorge De la Torre Koch


Do you want to collaborate in our events or make a donation?
We much appreciate your support and offer any value good, or a voucher with the cost value to offer in our Silent Auctions.
All the money collected will be send to Quito, the capital of Ecuador for the NGO “Un techo para mi país” for the distribution of the donations.

We thank all the generous people who donated to our charity fundraisers from the 16 to the 18 of June 2016.

You can download here the full post release Fundraising Events

Donations in SWITZERLAND 

Banque Migros
IBAN CH47 0840 1000 0614 3025 0
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