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Eco-Tourism as a Strategy for Environmental Sustainability in Chocó

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación MarVivaBeneficiaries: In ProgressLocation: Tribugá, Chocó With the world returning to normalcy, as much as possible after the pandemic, Fundación MarViva once again seeks to make a lasting change in the coastal communities of Chocó. In a region where over 80% of families live in poverty, work opportunities are limited, and the marine life used to feed […]

CategoriesEducation

Play, Laugh, Dream

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Ally: Aldeas Infantiles SOS ColombiaBeneficiaries: 1,200 children and teenagersLocation: Riohacha, La Guajira Although La Guajira keeps seeing a great number of migrant families from Venezuela, the main efforts carried out to help these families do not place children’s education and development at the forefront. Aldeas Infantiles SOS Colombia has taken it upon themselves to tackle this issue […]

CategoriesEnvironment

Sustainable Punta Arena

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación Bahía y Ecosistemas ColombiaBeneficiaries: 1,100 individualsLocation: Punta Arena, Cartagena, Bolívar Fundación Bahía y Ecosistemas Colombia is a non-profit organization that seeks to conserve, preserve and improve the environment as well as social issues of the communities that surround their geographic areas of interest. Their main focus is in the most vulnerable communities in […]

CategoriesHumanitarian Aid

Stand Up: Providencia Renace

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Allies: Tamarin Foundation, Corporación Antioquia PresenteBeneficiaries: 1,108 individualsLocation: Providencia The pandemic has not been the only cause of pain and uncertainty in Providencia. In November 2020, the island was hit by a category 5 hurricane. It damaged 98% of the island’s infrastructure and changed the lives of 6,000 people. Nearly 40% of the inhabitants of the island […]

CategoriesHumanitarian Aid

Emergency Aid in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic in Nuquí, Chocó

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación MarVivaBeneficiaries: 884 individualsLocation: Nuquí, Chocó Fundación MarViva is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. They hope to create an institutional change in order to maximize the effectiveness of regulations, strategies, and plans for the conservation and sustainable development of […]

CategoriesHumanitarian Aid

Aid to Families Affected by Covid-19 in La Guajira

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Ally: Aldeas Infantiles SOS ColombiaBeneficiaries: 500 individualsLocation: Riohacha, La Guajira As a department that neighbors Venezuela, La Guajira is one of regions of Colombia most affected by the mass migration ocurring from the country. Hundreds of children from migratory families were already in need of humanitarian aid as well as nutritional support, but with the addition […]

CategoriesEnvironment Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian Aid & Environmental Volunteering in Punta Arena

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Allies: Fundación Bahía y Ecosistemas ColombiaBeneficiaries: 250 individuals Location: Punta Arena, Cartagena, Bolívar Fundación Bahía y Ecosistemas de Colombia is a non-profit organization that seeks to protect and improve the environment as well as social issues. With this goal in mind, they decided to carry out a beach clean-up in Punta Arena. They focused on […]

CategoriesHumanitarian Aid

A Helping Hand for Haiti

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Allies: Fundación Grupo Argos, TECHO Haiti, and CINA FoundationBeneficiaries: 250 families (1,212 individuals)Location: Source-Matelas, Haiti Due to the crisis generated by COVID-19, many families were left without income and vulnerable to the spread of the virus not just in Colombia, but in nearby countries. As a result of the alliance created with Fundación Grupo Argos, we sought to […]

CategoriesHumanitarian Aid

A Call for Empathy – Col5Vid

Donor: Multiple Donors through Col5VidLocal Allies: Fundación Grupo Argos, Fundación Antioquia Presente, Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, Fundación Granitos de Paz, Fundación Pies Descalzos, and AeioTúBeneficiaries: 7,217 families (Over 28,000 individuals)Location: Cauca, Atlántico, Bolívar, Meta, Magdalena, Antioquia, Tolima, Sucre, Santander, Boyacá, Caldas, Guajira, and Chocó This project came about on April 16th, 2020, when Colombia went into quarantine and it became evident to […]

CategoriesHumanitarian Aid

Mocoa Needs Us

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Ally: Corporación Minuto de DiosBeneficiaries: 10,828 individualsLocation: Mocoa, Putumayo On April 1st, 2017, heavy rains caused three rivers to overflow, resulting in floods and landslides. The small town of Mocoa was hit the hardest, as overnight they received a third of the rainfall it typically gets in one month and Mocoa greeted dawn in ruins. More […]