Solidarity with El Tamarindo

Lee este mensaje en español.
Many people around the world have been following the situation in El Tamarindo, and many have asked “What can I do to help?”
Much advocacy work has been underway with embassies and Colombian government agencies. The story isn’t finished, but the families are still being forced to relocate this week–right before Christmas.
I invite you to join me in an action of solidarity to encourage the campesinos of El Tamarindo and let them know they have many people thinking of them and praying for them.

How can you show solidarity with the people of El Tamarindo?

1. Send them a personal message of encouragement.

  • Write a simple message of solidarity on a piece of paper. Feel free to use one of our templates, below.
  • ​Take​ a picture with your message.
  • Post your picture on social media with the hashtag #EsperanzaTamarindo​ — and consider making it public so it can be shared!
    • If you’re not on social media​:
       Email your picture to me at: sarah dot henken at pcusa dot org
  • These pictures will be shared with the community
  • Here’s an example:

Foto el 15-12-15 a las 6.14 PM

2. Spread the word on Twitter and Facebook.

Use​ the sample social media posts below, or create your own, with the hashtag #EsperanzaTamarindo 
  • Con fe, esperanza, y amor, estoy con El Tamarindo #EsperanzaTamarindo
  • Seguimos orando por las familias de El Tamarindo. #EsperanzaTamarindo
  • Deseo la justicia y la paz a las familias de El Tamarindo. #EsperanzaTamarindo
Thank you! And thanks to YAV Sophia for her work on this. 
Message templates:
ConFe “With faith, hope, and love, I support El Tamarindo”
IStand “I stand with El Tamarindo because…”
MiOracion “My prayer for El Tamarindo is…”
UnaLuz “A light for El Tamarindo”

About Sarah

I serve with Presbyterian World Mission as liaison to the Andean region. This blog is a place to share stories, experiences, and observations, both my own and those of friends and colleagues and the occasional item of news.
This entry was posted in Colombia, Mission, Prayer and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Solidarity with El Tamarindo

  1. Pingback: Solidaridad con El Tamarindo | Andean Journey

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s