Government of Honduras Accelerates Activation of Aidmatrix Network

Released on: September 14, 2007, 10:20 pm

Press Release Author: The Aid matrix Foundation

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Government of Honduras Accelerates Activation of Aidmatrix
NetworkT: COPECO Honduras and the First Lady\'s Office - Government of Honduras Now

Press Release Body: The Aidmatrix Foundation, a nonprofit using supply-chain
technology to create an exchange network for humanitarian aid and disaster relief,
announces the Republic of Honduras has formally joined the network for Hurricane
Felix Relief as well as ongoing relief efforts and donations management.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 7, 2007 -- The Aidmatrix Foundation (Aidmatrix) today
announced the Republic of Honduras\' formal adoption of the Aidmatrix Network for
Humanitarian and Disaster Relief. La Oficina de La Primera Dama (the First Lady\'s
Office) - Government of Honduras and COPECO Honduras, the Honduras National
Emergency Management Commission, both were added to the relief agencies
participating in the Network for Hurricane Felix Relief as well as ongoing relief

The parties had been in the planning stages of installing the Aidmatrix Network for
the Government of Honduras. With the arrival of Hurricane Felix, the Government of
Honduras was able to work with Aidmatrix to release an emergency deployment portion
of the Network to assist with immediate needs.

In a prepared statement the First Lady Xiomara Castro de Zelaya said, \"This comes
with much appreciation and appropriate timing. [The Aidmatrix Network will improve
responses in both Disaster Relief and in the daily assistance of helping those in

Those wishing to offer donations of products, services and financial contributions
can visit the website at . Items most needed for the
Hurricane Felix Relief include: water, food, medicine, blankets, mattresses,
clothes, stoves, shoes, diapers, and children\'s items.

The Honduran government realized the disaster relief and the daily humanitarian
relief opportunities associated with The Aidmatrix Network, and therefore enlisted
the participation of leading offices working in both sectors for Honduras.

\"This technology provides the people of Honduras to not only receive additional aid,
but to further our capacity to help ourselves. It has been one of the goals of this
administration to build our people\'s capacity to create sustainable change for those
in need in our society,\" said the First Lady.

\"We are excited to have the members of COPECO and the Honduran government benefiting
from the relief exchange we have created between donors, governments and
nonprofits,\" said Keith Thode, Aidmatrix COO. \"Our recent meetings in Honduras
highlighted the many possibilities for delivering aid more efficiently throughout
the region. I am pleased to add these two new partners to our Hurricane Relief
financial and in-kind donations exchange in order to begin the process of connecting
donors with these organizations.\"

These two new additions join many other Latin American partners including the Food
Bank Association of Mexico (Banco de Alimentos de Mexico), the Food Bank Association
of Guatemala (Banco de Alimentos de Guatemala) and World Emergency Relief - Central

Aidmatrix, a nonprofit built on partnerships between public and private sectors to
assist relief agencies, uses the business concept of supply chain technology and
makes it accessible for humanitarian aid. The concept is simple: donors offer
product, services or financial resources to people affected by an emergency.
Nonprofits and governments, international to local, work in concert with the system
to direct aid where it is most needed. Front-line responders streamline the system
by posting their exact needs in real-time. Aidmatrix supports a virtual exchange
between those who want to donate and those needing help, getting the Right Aid to
the Right People at the Right TimeT.

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Aidmatrix delivers powerful solution tools to connect those who have, with those in
need. Deploying supply-chain technology, Aidmatrix leverages public- and
private-sector resources with charitable organizations in relief services --
creating opportunity and orchestrating the Right Aid to the Right People at the
Right TimeT. Aidmatrix mobilizes more than $1 billion in aid annually, working with
more than 35,000 nonprofits, companies and government agencies worldwide. The
international 501(c) (3) organization activates product, human and financial
resources impacting the lives of more than 65 million people.

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Lisa E. Campbell
Director of Marketing & Development
469-357-8512 214-435-8555

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