Fashion Sympathizes with The Tragedy of Nepal: Prabal Gurung to Inditex

The victims of the earthquake in Nepal last Saturday they Ascend already more than 4,000 dead and thousands injured. A natural disaster caused by an earthquake of 7.9 degrees and that has plunged the country into the collapse. The international response has not been made wait and all the organizations are working together to try to help. The fashion industry has also joined these initiatives. The designer of Nepalese origin, Prabal Gurung, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Inditex different amounts they have donated to help the victims.

Prabal Gurung at the forefront of the campaign

Prabal Gurung’s response to the disaster was immediate. The designer has achieved raise thousands of dollars for the support fund Shikshya Foundation Nepal Fund. Prabal Gurung is one of the ambassadors and members of the Board of the Foundation Shikshya, created to facilitate education for Nepalese children without resources. At this time they have already raised 317.919 dollars. Through your website you can continue donating, your goal is to reach $500,000.

URGENT! Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund. Donate & spread the message. Every dollar counts. #repost #PrayForNepal #HelpNepal For the link, click on bio. Hundreds of people have been killed by a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, 2015. There is widespread devastation across Nepal. The death toll, approaching 1,000, continues to rise as search and rescue efforts are underway in Kathmandu and across the country. People are still trapped under collapsed buildings in Kathmandu, and there is no way to accurately guess how many are in need throughout the other cities and thousands of villages at this time. The immediate need on the ground is for medical support, search and rescue, emergency shelters and food and water among many other things. As the days, weeks and months go by and after the humanitarian needs are addressed, Nepal will need to begin the healing and rebuilding process. The magnitude of the damage is still being assessed, but hundreds of buildings have collapsed, including many homes and many of Nepal completo ancient and iconic temples and monuments. Your donations will go through my organization, Shikshya Foundation Nepal (, and we will distribute 100% of the funds accordingly based on the latest needs on the ground. Please donate generously and spread the word. We will continue to provide updates and information regarding the allocation of funds. Thank you all for your support.

A photo published by Prabal Gurung (@prabalgurung) 25 Apr, 2015 (s) 10:16 PDT

The Council of Fashion Designers of America It has also joined the initiative and through its official website urged help through the initiative of Prabal Gurung. Individual members of the Board of the CFDA they have contributed $125,000.

Prabal Gurung has commented that the aim “is to spend this money for immediate needs and also to rebuild the country”. They are seeking to meet the needs in health, food and water as soon as possible. The rebuilding process will take years, according to the designer, who says that “many of the people and places have disappeared”.

Inditex donates EUR 1.2 million

The Inditex Group He has been involved with 1.2 million euros intended for programmes of humanitarian aid in Nepal through different NGOs located in the area, such as Red Cross, Oxfam Intermón and Caritas.

According to a statement from the Spanish company, 500,000 euros will “go to the needs of emergency Red Cross has now”, primarily focused on facilitating the population the basics to survive at this time. Another 500,000 euros will go to Oxfam Intermón, focused on “shipment of supplies related to the supply of water, sanitation and shelter for those affected, of crucial importance to avoid the spread of diseases in these first moments of the tragedy”. The remaining 200,000 euros will be for Caritas “intended to offer emergency first response through the distribution of necessities”, in the words of Inditex.