About the Site
The El Abra is an open-pit copper mining complex is located 47 miles north of Calama in Chile’s El Loa province, Region II.

Eligible Communities

Program Support Focus Areas
Community Basic Needs

  • Education & Training
  • Safety, Health & Wellness (such as medical care, clean water, etc.)
  • Environment

Livelihoods & Infrastructure

  • Economic Development (such as small and micro-enterprise development, local sourcing, improvement of public water supplies, roads, facilities (schools, etc.), urban planning, etc.)
  • Cultural Preservation


  • Capacity building in local governments as well as informal community “governance” structures

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