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CategoriesEconomic Development

Promoting the Well-Being Workers in Medellín

Donor: Multiple Donors Local Ally: Fundación Ernestina García de Santo Domingo Beneficiaries: 364 individuals Location: Medellín, Antioquia Fundación Ernestina García de Santo Domingo is a non-profit organization that tends to the progress and growth of the employees and the communities that live in the areas surrounding the different locations of the Grupo Alumina family business in Medellín. The organization […]

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Supporting Community Based Projects through Crowdfunding

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Ally: Fundación Capital FundaKBeneficiaries:  N/ALocation: National Imagine if millions of people could help you achieve your dreams by simply donating $1 or $10? You could design the next big invention, go to college, or even start your own business. Countless of sites had already fulfilled this need for many individuals, but none of these worked […]

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Learning for Life

Donor: Diageo FoundationLocal Allies: Fundación Carlos y Sonia Haime, Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA), Acceso Centro de Formación para el Trabajo (ACCESO), and Fundación Serena del MarBeneficiaries: 60 individualsLocation: Manzanillo del Mar and Tierra Baja, Cartagena, Bolívar Manzanillo del Mar and Tierra Baja are neighborhoods located in the outskirts of Cartagena with overwhelming levels of unemployment and lack of opportunities. It is […]

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Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship Program

Donor: Levi Strauss FoundationLocal Ally: Corporación InteractuarBeneficiaries: 400 garment factory workersLocation: Medellín, Antioquia The majority of apparel workers in Medellín earn a minimum wage that in many cases constitutes the entire family´s source of income. The lack of sufficient funds to satisfy their families’ needs, combined with the poor management of these funds, leads these families to face high-debt, little […]

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Supporting Banca de Inversión Social

Donor: Individual/Family Donor Local Ally: Banca de Inversión Social Beneficiaries: N/A Location: National The Social Investment Bank (BIS) is a non-profit organization based in Colombia that acts as a bridge between donors, impact investors, traditional sources of social funding and social enterprises and projects. They believe there is a significant opportunity to reduce poverty and improve the environment through […]

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Creating Inclusive Market Incentives for Responsible Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Miners

Donor: Tiffany & Co. FoundationLocal Ally: Alliance for Responsible MiningBeneficiaries: N/A* Location: International Approximately 2,500 tons of gold are mined around the world every year. Of this, between 200 and 300 tons originate from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM), which provides almost 90% of employment in the gold mining sector. ASM provides employment and income opportunities to about 15 million […]

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Community Development Through Women’s Empowerment: “PanArte”

Donor: JPMorgan Chase FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación Carlos y Sonia HaimeBeneficiaries: 60 female heads of householdsLocation: Cartagena, Bolívar The Carlos y Sonia Haime Foundation (FCSH) is a Colombian non-profit organization that seeks to promote inclusive development for the populations of Manzanillo del Mar and Tierra Baja by providing the necessary tools to enable them to become agents of their own economic growth, creating […]

CategoriesEconomic Development Education

Promoting Community Development Through ICT’s

Donors: IBM Colombia, IIFLocal Allies: Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, Comité para la Democratización de la InformaticaBeneficiaries: 100 teachers, students, and entrepreneursLocation: Barranquilla, Atlántico In alliance with the IBM International Foundation and IBM Colombia, Give To Colombia developed a project in Villas de San Pablo in Barranquilla where the main objective was to create an Information Technology and Citizen’s Rights […]