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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 […]

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Orquesta Sinfónica de Siloé

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Ally: Fundación SidocBeneficiaries:  100 childrenLocation: Cali, Valle del Cauca Fundación Sidoc understands that music can be a gateway that teaches children to break cycles of violence by abandoning the dynamics and spaces that foster violence in their communities. In hopes of creating a program that builds confidence, compassion and tolerance, they created the Children and […]

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Scholarship Fund for Disabled Soldiers

Donor: Motorola Solutions FoundationLocal Ally: Corporación Matamoros  Beneficiaries:  65 soldiers injured in combatLocation: Bogotá, Colombia For over 50 years, Colombia has suffered an internal conflict that has caused a great deal of suffering and grief for its inhabitants. Criminal groups have carried out many illicit terrorist acts, which affect not only the general public, but also the members of the armed forces […]

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Teaching Peace Through Sports

Donor: Skanska, Inc.Local Ally: Centro Colombo Americano de MedellinBeneficiaries: Eight SchoolsLocation: Medellín, Antioquia Though sports have evolved to become a recreational activity in modern society, the theme of competition still remains relevant and has begun to distort the true objectives of any sport. This can be seen widely as stadiums in Colombia have become places of violence. […]

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Semillero de Fútbol VITAL

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Ally: Fundación Conect VisionBeneficiaries: 36 childrenLocation: La Boquilla, Cartagena, Bolívar Fundación Conect Vision uses the strong positive influence of sports to motivate kids and teenagers from vulnerable communities to pursue a life project and eradicate the mental poverty that hinders the development of their communities. For this, we worked with 36 children between the ages of […]

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Mi Bici Project in Magangué

Donor: Uno Más Todos PostobonBeneficiaries: 78 studentsLocation: Magangué, Bolívar As part of G2C’s efforts in providing children in Colombia with a shot at an education, we partnered with Uno Más Todos Postobon to take the Mi Bici initative to two schools in Magangué, Bolívar. These schools had been among those benefitted by our “Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion […]

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Interactive Web-Based Technologies for People with Disabilities

Donor: Cisco SystemsLocal Ally: Fundación Hablando con JulisBeneficiaries: 5,000 end usersLocation: International (Colombia & Panama) Hablando con Julis is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist the learning processes of students with communication or learning difficulties by developing a user-friendly interactive ICT tool that facilitates these children’s education and their communication with others. Give To Colombia and Fundación […]

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Promoting Peace Through the Arts

Donor: Skanska, Inc.Local Ally: Centro Colombo Americano de MedellinBeneficiaries: 350 high school studentsLocation: Aburrá, Antioquia Through their “Wishing you Peace” program, the Centro Colombo Americano came up with “Lab 43: Types of Violence vs Strategies & Solutions of Non-Violence”, a workshop where they engaged with high-school students from seven schools. In these workshops, they taught them not only how […]

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Providing Opportunities for Talented Music Students

Donor: AnonymousLocal Ally: Academia Filarmónica de MedellinBeneficiaries: 28 students Location: Medellín, Antioquia The Medellín Philharmonic Academy (or AFMED in Spanish) is a school that is part of the Medellín Philharmonic Orquestra. The Academy serves the purpose of contributing to the professional development of young, talented, and driven musicians located in Antioquia and all of Colombia. It was founded in 2008 thanks to an […]

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Supporting Learning Opportunities to Deepen Enseña Por Colombia’s Impact

Donor: Multiple DonorsLocal Ally: Enseña Por ColombiaBeneficiaries: N/ALocation: National The current education system in Colombia is not providing all children with the required education level necessary to achieve their goals. Almost half of the students are below level 2, a worrisome figure when compared with other OCDE countries.  For this project, Give To Colombia partnered with Enseña por Colombia, a […]