The Luena Foundation (currently in formation) is a non-profit committed to providing critical services to vulnerable children, families and communities worldwide. We strive to continue the legacy of our friend, Luena Troso Vela, by working to change the lives of those children who need it it the very most.

Our Focus Areas

Organizations that focus on providing the critical basic and medical needs of children (food, clean water, shelter, clothing, antibiotics, vaccines, emergency medical treatments and humanitarian medical transfers).
Organizations that focus on children whose childhood experience has been greatly impacted by a life-limiting chronic medical condition (i.e. Down’s, chronic illness, cancer, cerebral palsy)
Organizations that support educational entrepreneurs that are able to create local change within poor and marginalized communities and organizations that seek to provide educational opportunities to girls where they are otherwise disenfranchised by a lack of gender equality.

"At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us."
Albert Schweitzer

 

Projects

WE BELIEVE THAT CHILDREN EVERYWHERE HAVE THE RIGHT TO A HAPPY, HEALTHY AND SAFE CHILDHOOD

Here's how the Luena Foundation is helping to make this dream a reality

SOUTH AMERICA

The Luena Foundation is currently on the ground assisting various organizations in several South American countries where many children face uncertain futures.  As a result of the rates of extreme poverty affecting this region, children are often unable to have their fundamental needs met. Our objective is to cooperate with programs that provide basic nutrition, access to healthcare and education to the most vulnerable populations.

AFRICA

We are exploring opportunities for the Foundation to help needy children and their communities who continue to suffer from malnutrition, insufficient sanitation and poor access to a quality education. Watch this space for further developments!

EUROPE

Never forget your roots, and ours are here in Europe! We are currently in dialogues with various organizations and local town halls to put money to work to help children who need it the most.  There are many opportunities to help here in several countries including Spain and Portugal, and we are looking forward to getting our various initiatives off the ground. We know that Luena would want us to help children all over the world, but also here on her own soil!