Millions of Colombians are still desperately poor. The Covid-19 crisis had a devastating effect on the Colombian economy, undoing over a decade of gradual progress in reducing poverty.
While average levels of poverty in Colombia are troublingly high, poverty is even higher among certain groups and regions. It is estimated that over 80% of Colombia’s millions of displaced people live in poverty. Afro-Colombian and indigenous people, women, people with disabilities and young people who have been in care are also disproportionately likely to be affected by poverty.
We are a small charity so your fundraising goes a long way to supporting our work with children at risk in Colombia. With your support we can:
Get in touch with our fundraising team at [email protected] and we will give you all the information you need to get started.