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Niños y niñas de Buenaventura exigen sus derechos en un foro juvenil

Posted: 4 May 2017
Camilo, nuestro nuevo Director de Proyectos, comparte sus impresiones acompañando una experiencia de participación infantil de nuestro aliado FUNDESCODES. “La ciudad de Buenaventura, es el puerto más grande de Colombia, cerca del 60% de las mercancías que entran y salen del … Continue reading

Children demand their rights at annual youth forum in Buenaventura

Posted: 4 May 2017
Our new Project Officer, Camilo, shares his impressions of our partner Fundescodes’ annual youth forum in Buenaventura. “Buenaventura is Colombia’s largest port – around 60% of the goods that enter and leave Colombia pass through there. Each year, this generates millions … Continue reading

A wonderful sense of team spirit!

Posted: 27 April 2016
Recently, our long-term UK supporters Peter and Clara visited our partner Tiempo de Juego to see the project in action , meet some of the participants and staff there and find out how their donations to Children Change Colombia have made a … Continue reading

Colombia Office Diary

Posted: 31 March 2016
On her recent trip to Colombia our Programmes Manager Jennifer visited a potential new partner organisation in Cali: After strolling through the narrow streets for only 15 minutes, we had already crossed 3 ‘invisible borders’ – the lines that demarcate … Continue reading

“Meeting and playing football with some cool kids”

Posted: 7 March 2016
This blog post has been written by two of our youngest supporters, ten-year-old Oren and eight-year-old Brae from Norfolk. Oren and Brae are spending a few months living in Santa Marta in the north of Colombia with their parents, who … Continue reading

How training as a youth leader helped change my life and my school

Posted: 14 January 2016
2015 was the first year of our 3 year project on sexual and reproductive health and rights funded by the Big Lottery Fund and The Evan Cornish Foundation and run by our partner Fundación Si Mujer. The project has trained youth leaders, … Continue reading

Niños y niñas desvinculados de los grupos armados ilegales se encuentran de nuevo con sus familias

Posted: 16 September 2015
Natalia, nuestra Directora de Proyectos en Bogotá, observa a niños y niñas desvinculados de los grupos armados ilegales encontrarse de nuevo con sus familias En Colombia no se sabe realmente cuántos niños, niñas y jóvenes hacen parte hoy en día de los … Continue reading

Field Office Diary – Reuniting former child soldiers with their families

Posted: 16 September 2015
Natalia, our Field Officer in Bogota, is present as former child soldiers are reunited with their families. In Colombia we don’t know exactly how many children and young people are members of the illegal armed groups. We also don’t know … Continue reading