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In a world where crises and social upheaval have become the norm, Let’s Make it Possible contributes to humanitarian relief efforts and responds to disasters as they occur. Requests for grants are accepted on a rolling basis, with 10% of Let’s Make it Possible’s annual budget reserved for this fund.

Palladium worked with volunteers and local partners to provide much- needed relief to 200 village households. Palladium distributed immediate materials including essential shelter construction supplies, tarpaulins, mats, salt, soap, oil, and lentils to four villages in three districts, Kavre, Sindhpalchok, and Okhaldhunga. Assisted with the renovation of schools and building of temporary houses for those who needed immediate aid. Our Urban Governance Team supported the design with local partners for a safe affordable housing project.

Palladium donated AUD 30,000 to CARE Australia for its Pakistan-India Earthquake relief efforts. Around five million people were affected by the massive earthquake, which occurred on 8 October 2005. More than 87,000 people died, and more than 3 million were left without homes. Palladium’s donation will assist CARE in delivering essential supplies, including winterized tents, plastic sheets, blankets, shawls, metal buckets, water storage tanks, woollen jackets and hygeine kits. Following the emergency relief effort, it will also help CARE continue its poverty-fighting work in Pakistan and India.

Palladium donated $30,000 to CARE Australia for its tsunami relief efforts in Southern Asia. CARE Australia helped to provide essential items and services to victims of the Boxing Day earthquake and resulting tsunamis that caused death and devastation across the region. Palladium’s donation will assist CARE’s long term projects aimed at rebuilding affected areas, as well as its immediate relief efforts.

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