Colombia

Nurturing Hope: The Importance of Touch for Child Development

Sandy is a childhood development specialist and the Director of the Spanish speaking branch of Blossom and Berry. Her passion for baby massage and methods of implementing nurturing touch has inspired her to launch a fundraising campaign to help us support children in Colombia.

Celebrating the Day of the Little Candles, Día de las Velitas, in Colombia

The Day of the Little Candles, known as Noche de las Velitas, or Día de las Velitas in Spanish, is celebrated every year on the 7th of December. On Día de las Velitas, people around Colombia light colourful candles and place them all over their towns – on sidewalks, balconies, and windowsills. Learn more about this holiday here!

Scoring Goals for Change: How Football Teaches Values in Colombian communities

Our partner organisation, ACADESAN, has harnessed the power of football to keep children and young people away from armed groups and illegal activities. This article explores the method and principles that underpin the use of sports to protect children’s rights and provide them with life-changing opportunities.

Football 4 Peace

Children Change Colombia, alongside CRAN and TDJ, work to prevent forced armed recruitment and reintegrating youth into society through a community based narrative approach towards mental health.

Protecting children from forced recruitment

Children Change Colombia, alongside CRAN and TDJ, work to prevent forced armed recruitment and reintegrating youth into society through a community based narrative approach towards mental health.

BBC Radio 4 Campaign with Michael Palin

We are thrilled to announce that Michael Palin, renowned traveller, writer, and presenter, will feature our charity, Children Change Colombia, in a special Radio 4 BBC Appeal on the 6th and 10th of August.

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