Supporting victims of the fire in Valparaiso-Chile

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This project will support schools and school communities affected by the big fire that happened on April 12th 2014 in Valparaiso, Chile. With your support we will be providing different kind of items depending on the different needs each school presents (school clothes, books, school supplies, repair of buildings, etc.). We need a lot of help! // Con esta campana queremos apoyar a los colegios y comunidades escolares afectadas por el catastrofico incendio en Valparaiso de Chile (12 Abril).

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The flames have left 12500 victims, consumed 1140 acres, burned more than 2900 homes and have killed at least 15 residents. Specifically in terms of education, two schools and two kindergarten centers have been damaged by the fire, and at least three schools are being used as shelters (for people that have lost everything). We want restore as quickly as possible the life of these children and teenagers that had been affected by this disaster.// Mas de 12.500 damnificados y 2900 casas quemadas.


We have worked with the Valparaiso`s District in different projects during this year. We are now working together again giving support to these schools and their school communities, so with this campaign, Educacion 2020 will provide support to these people. Our help will be in different ways depending on the needs that each school requires.// 2 escuelas y 2 jardines fueron danados.3 escuelas usandose como albergues. Estamos trabajando en coordinacion con la Municipalidad para canalizar la ayuda

Long-Term Impact

We will support all the families of these Schools and Kindergarten Centers. Schools affected by the fire: Escuela Municipal Federico Albert, Escuela Basica David Ben Gurion // Kindergarten affected: Jardin Ardillita and Guacolda // School like shelters: Escuela Gaspar Cabrales, Alemania and Grecia.//Entregar soporte a las escuelas y comunidades mencionadas. Ayuda sera diferente, dependiendo de las necesidades particulares requeridas (utiles escolares,ropa escolar,reparacion establecimientos,etc)


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Organization Information

Educacion 2020

Location: Santiago, RM - Chile
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Aintzane Lorca de Urarte
Project leader
Santiago, RM Chile

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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