Four channels for the delivery of donations of victuals and money have been officially set, on through the Ministry of Social Inclusion, the other two through the municipalities of Quito and Guayaquil, and a fourth through the Episcopal Conference.
The central government, through the MIES, has enabled the “Points of Solidarity,” located in all offices of the District Directorates MIES and MIES Zonal Coordinators, that will work from 08:00 until 17:00.
Donations in Guayaquil
Samanes Park: Via Paseo del Parque y Av. Francisco de Orellana, from 08:00 to 20:00..
Joaquín Gallegos Lara Building: Av. Carlos Luis Plaza Dañín frente al Policentro l from 07:00 to 18:00.
Centro de Atención Ciudadana CAC Santa Elena: Cdla. Santa Paula, Av. Carlos Espinoza Larrea y vía a Salinas, from 08:00 to 17:00.
Centro de Atencion Ciudadana Latacunga: Plaza Cultural, Sanchez de Orellana entre Quito y Marquez de Maenza, 08:00 to 20:00.
Ecuador’s foreign ministry has opened bank accounts, one in the country and two abroad to receive financial donations.
Accounts for national contributions:
Bank: Banco Nacional de Fomento
Account name: “BCE Secretaria de Gestion de Riesgos”
Checking account number: 3001033189
Bank: Banco Central del Ecuador
Account number: 01121807
Account name: “CCU Secretaria de Gestion Riegos/Planta Central”
(RUC of the Secretaria de Gestion de Riesgos: 1768142760001)
Accounts for International contributions:
Bank: Bank of America NY
SWIFT Code: BOFAUS3N
Account name: “CCU SECRETARIA GESTION RIESGOS / PLANTA CENTRAL”
Checking account Number. 01121807
Bank: Bank of America NY
Account name: UNDP Rep Of Ecuador Account.
Account number: 3751560139
Bank ID: 111000012
Bank Type: ZBA bank
Bank: Bank of America – USA
Account #: 3751560139
Account name: UNDP REPRESENTATIVE IN ECUADOR
Swift code: BOFAUS3N
ACH routing number: 111000012
The Ministry of Education reported that from Monday donations will be received in the educational institutions of Ecuador.
Municipality of Guayaquil
For help, donations and emergency please call: 593 4 3727830
Donations of nonperishable food, water, clothing in good condition and quilts will be received in the Simon Bolivar Convention Center of Guayaquil, reported Guayaquil Mayor Jaime Nebot
The Municipality of Guayaquil receives financial donations:
Savings account # 0002829174
Banco Bolivariano, under the name Donations Sismo 2016.
Municipality of Quito
In Quito, officials of the Metropolitan District report that donations will be received in the Archdiocese of Quito, in the churches of the city, the Patronato San Jose, located across the Benalcázar and Chile streets, and at the Cruz del Papa, in La Carolina Park; other points, to be reported in timely manner, will be opened.
The Catholic bishops of Ecuador are organizing a national fundraising. You can deposite your donations in the Checking Account # 3085358804 of Banco Pichincha in the name of the Conferencia Episcopal Ecuatoriana, RUC 1790100219001.
The alumni of the San Gabriel School ask for nonperishable food, clothing in good condition for those affected by the earthquake. The collection center is located at the campus facilities at Quito.
The Patriotic Society party also makes a call for a fundraising and donation of food and goods for the survival of the victims. They will be receiving donations 24 hours a day at their headquarters in Belgica 172, entre Eloy Alfaro y 6 de Diciembre.
Today, the political movement CREO will also receive donations at its premises in various provinces. In Guayaquil: Av. Quito y Gómez Rendón, frente a la gasolinera Mas Gas. And in the Convention Center of Guayaquil: Av. De las Américas, rear parking area before The Presidents Hall.
What can I donate?
The national government has detailed the priorities for donations.
- _ Nonperishable food (expiration date must be verified):
- Easy open canned foods __
- Biscuits, cookies,
- Energy bars, chocolate bars.
- Bottles of water and sports drinks
- Awnings / mosquito nets or cheesecloth
- Cardboard boxes
- Packing tape
As a second priority: caps, tents, personal hygiene kits (sanitary napkins, diapers for children and adults, wet wipes, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, insect repellents.
In addition, clothes and toys in good condition.