TRAS is deeply saddened by the earthquake in Yushu in Qinghai Province of China, and the tragic deaths, injury and damage that have ensued. Funds are urgently needed for relief and reconstruction efforts. Canadian donors can donate to the following two reputable organizations and receive a tax receipt. Each has long experience in the region and will make sure funds are used wisely and well. Machik also issues tax receipts to donors from the US.
Machik Canada: www.machik.org
Machik Canada is a branch of Machik, based in Washington DC. Go to www.machik.org, and follow the instructions for Canadian donors. Under Fund Designation, select: “Jyekundo Earthquake Relief”.
Rokpa Canada: www.rokpa.ca
Rokpa Canada is a branch of Rokpa International. Rokpa provides medical and education and other support in Yushu.