ESTA NAVIDAD DA A LOS NIÑOS DE COLOMBIA EL REGALO DE UNA VIDA, LA OPORTUNIDAD DE UN FUTURO MÁS BRILLANTE

Creemos que la educación tiene el poder de transformar vidas. Por eso, esta Navidad pedimos donaciones para nuestro trabajo en la mejora de la accesibilidad y la calidad de la educación de los niños en Colombia.

My name is Daniela , I’m 13 years old and I live in La Guajira, a desert in the North of Colombia with my father and sisters. I love spending Christmas with my family, playing games, eating food and opening presents. This has been a good year because I have had the opportunity to learn more about my favourite subjects, like English and science. Education is very important to me because I want to be a doctor when I grow up!

The Colombian education sector faces increasingly complex challenges, such as high dropout rates, children frequently falling behind in class, and a lack of quality teaching. Of most concern, figures show that 54% of students in Colombia are receiving minimum or insufficient levels of education quality.

Daniela is part of the Wayuu indigenous community in La Guajira where only 20% of students finish secondary school and only 5% attend university

What is Children Change Colombia doing?

 

We work in rural areas with children of ethnic minorities to improve access to and quality of education.

One of the ways we do this is through the provision of tablets and the O-Lab App, which enables children to access engaging educational resources on many subjects in their local languages from wherever they are.

Leyder, from the indigenous community, Poromana, said of the O-Lab app:

“I've learned how to read, and thanks to the training from home I've learned a lot, I feel very happy for all the support I have received. Thanks to this wonderful mobile app I've learned a lot of things such as entrepreneurship. I am getting more knowledge and it feels great learning every day.”

Ayude a niños como Daniela y Leyder a crear un futuro más brillante para ellos.

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