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Cooperation during emergencies

In February 2024, the communities of Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Quilpué, and Villa Alemana experienced one of the most devastating fires in the history of Chile and the world. In response to this emergency, Fundación Luksic carried out various actions to support those affected by the catastrophe. These included the donation of over 1,000 back-to-school kits for students with the support of Fundación MC, the donation of 310 high-complexity uniforms to the Viña del Mar Fire Department, the establishment of a Collection and Assistance Operations Center for affected families, as well as providing tools and machinery to affected entrepreneurs to help them rebuild their businesses.

At the beginning of 2023, faced with the magnitude of the catastrophe caused by wildfires in the central-southern region of the country, the Luksic family financed the one-month deployment of the Aero Tanker firefighting aircraft to Chile, one of the most versatile in its class. Additionally, the various foundations of the Luksic family worked to provide concrete support in response to the emergency. Specifically, Fundación Luksic focused its efforts on supporting entrepreneurs, athletes, and educational communities in the affected areas. This included the reconstruction, in collaboration with Desafío Levantemos Chile, of the Ayenhue Kindergarten in Coltauco, one of the hardest-hit communities after the mudslides, and in coordination with Fundación Te Apoyamos, the distribution of mattresses, blankets, and cleaning kits to residents of Santa Cruz, Lolol, and Peralillo in the O’Higgins Region.

Similarly, in 2017, following the wildfires that ravaged the central-southern region, the Luksic family collaborated with Desafío Levantemos Chile in rebuilding the educational center in Santa Olga, which had been destroyed by the fires, making it impossible for children to attend classes. In response to the fire disaster, the Luksic family also financed, along with Fundación Vientos Sur, the operation of the Supertanker aircraft for a week.

Cooperation during emergencies

Helping Santa Olga

Thanks to the union of Desafío Levantemos Chile, Ministerio de Obras Públicas, Ministerio de Educación, Municipalidad de Constitución, Servicio de Vivienda y Urbanismo (Serviu) of the Región del Maule, the reconstruction of the Liceo Polivalente Enrique Mac Iver was achieved. This became the first educational complex in Santa Olga. Its 5,539 square meters have the capacity to house close to a thousand elementary and middle school students, and almost one hundred preschoolers.

The educational complex is multipurpose, allowing students to access broad academic offers, such as scientific-humanistic and technical academic. The infrastructure is circular in shape, with an amphitheater in the center, a library, a casino, a multi-purpose court, playgrounds, gardens and orchards.


Square meters in total has the new educational complex in Santa Olga.


Students is the capacity of the school.


Amphitheater, a library, a multi-purpose court and a casino are part of the school’s infrastructure.

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