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Uniting Alcantara

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Uniting Alcantara is a non-profit group of local and external volunteers who are working to sustainably rebuild the community San Pedro de Alcantara, municipal of Paredones in the Province of Cardenal Caro of the sixth region of Chile.
Our organization was created after the earthquake of February 27, 2010 with the intention of helping and providing the necessary tools to the local community to support their organization and self-help.

Our Work
First Response and Basic Relief
• Conduct a survey to find out the basic necessities to the towns of San Pedro de Alcantara, Quebrada Los Romeros, La Huertilla, Carrizalillo, and Las Papas
• Door-to-Door delivery of water and personal hygiene necessities to the above towns
• Access to doctors and nurses at San Pedro de Alcantara High School (March 7th and 20th )
• Folklore Music and Dance activities (provided by the folklore artists of La Granja, Saturday March 20th)
• Recreational activities during Saint Week

• Design a preliminary plan of San Pedro de Alcantara
• Survey the number of habitants in the region
• Preliminary survey of the structural integrity of buildings
• Identification of local and external resources and volunteers and organization of these resources and volunteers
• Survey the social vulnerabilities of San Pedro de Alcantara and of La Huertilla

Ongoing Projects
Social Projects
• Therapy and consultation with a group of psychologists
• Recreational activities and integration with the community
• Learning activities for the children of San Pedro de Alcantara
• Development of a help network for San Pedro de Alcantara
• Creating relationships with local authorities in the Municipality of Paredones

Construction Projects
• Searching for economic resources and construction materials for the community
• Work Days to complete tasks such as the removal of rubble, roofs, collapsed walls (dangerous for people), and the recovery of building materials
• Construction of emergency shelters, fixing roofs, reinforcing and improving existing houses and shelters
• Improving the shelters/houses (insulation, roofing, expansion) in Quebrada Los Romeros and in San Pedro de Alcantara

Our work has just begun, we need your help!



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