Children Change Colombia:

(Formerly Children of the Andes)

Defending the rights of children at risk in Colombia

We are the largest UK charity working exclusively in Colombia. We work with children and their families to challenge poverty, inequality, discrimination and violence. Despite a growing economy and prospects of an end to the long-running conflict, millions of children still face poverty, violence and exclusion from the opportunities presented by a changing society.

So whether they are threatened by forced displacement, sexual exploitation or recruitment into armed groups, whether denied education, a loving family or a place to play, we work to ensure that every child can claim their right to a safe and happy childhood and a fulfilling future.

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Over a year, just £3 a month could help an ex child soldier get his/her life back on track by paying for professional support for their foster family.

Children and young people in Colombia need your help to build the peaceful, safe and fulfilling future that is their right to enjoy. Please support them today!

News: Playing, learning and working together in Bogota and Cazuca

Over two days in November, we brought together in Bogota 30 young people and staff members from our Colombian partner organisations to give them the opportunity to exchange experiences and learn from each other’s work.

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Christmas Appeal 2016

Children across Colombia are adamant that although they were born into war, they will be the generation that inherits peace. This Christmas, please help children to support Colombia’s long journey to lasting peace.

Make a Christmas donation

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Our work in Colombia

We tackle neglected issues - those problems which are a serious threat to children's rights but which receive least attention in Colombia.

Find out more about our current work

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DIY Christmas Fundraising Challenge

This Christmas support Colombia's most at risk children by creating your own Christmas tree ornament and dedicating it to peace in Colombia. All you have to do is follow 4 simple steps!

See the steps here