On Wednesday, February 8, the solidarity crusade “Levantemos el sur” began, organized by Desafío Levantemos Chile, to help those affected by the forest fires in the south-central zone.
The non-governmental organization, born after the 2010 earthquake, aims to: raise $2,000,000,000. “There are already hundreds of families affected by the fire and we will not stand idly by. Our challenge is that what remains is better than what was before,” Ignacio Serrano, executive director of Desafío Levantemos Chile, told Radio Pauta.
“The victims need us, therefore, in the first stage we will help with basic necessities, tool kits for farmers and care for animals (fodder, food, among others, and debris removal kit. In a second At this stage, our objective is to provide a safe and comfortable home to those who have suffered the loss of their homes. We will continue to work hand in hand with the local authorities and organizations, “says its website.
As a result of this initiative, CyM made a donation to “Levantemos el Sur” to help affected families and areas.