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.


Make a donation

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: Achievements in 2016

Here are a few of the many, many achievements of children in the projects we supported in 2016.

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Project Talk 2017

Join our Project Talk on Monday 20th February to find out how, with your support, children at two of our partner organisations are making their schools and communities safer, not just for themselves but for all young people.

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In memory of Kate Saunders

Kate Saunders (née Foster) 1969-2016. It was a great sadness to all of us at Children Change Colombia to learn of our previous Treasurer Kate Saunders’ death from brain cancer this November. Kate’s role in Children Change Colombia can never be replaced, but her influence lives on.

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Become a Promoter 

If you are passionate about our work and would like to dedicate some of your time to supporting Children Change Colombia, come to our Promoter Induction on Saturday 28th January to find out how you can help.