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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 […]


Building a Children’s Playground in Yolombó

Donor: Tamarin FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación Atención a la Niñez (FAN)Beneficiaries: 74 childrenLocation: Yolombó, Antioquia Fundación Atención a la Niñez offers children between the ages of 0-12 programs in education, recreation, culture, nutrition, and psychosocial support. These programs aim to promote social inclusion, equality, economic development, and ultimately, a better quality of life. This project helped build a playground for […]


Creating Female Leaders Through Arts

Donor: Skanska, Inc.Local Ally: Centro Colombo Americano de MedellinBeneficiaries: 30 womenLocation: Palmitas, Medellín, Antioquia Led by the Indian-American artists and activist Saumya Deva, Centro Colombo Americano implemented “Lab 37 – Female Leaders: Empowering Women” where they worked with a group of women from Palmitas, Antioquia. In this lab, Deva and art students from the University of Antioquia went […]


Deepening Enseña por Colombia’s Impact

Donor: Morgan Chase FoundationLocal Ally: Enseña por Colombia Beneficiaries: 56 individualsLocation: Urabá, Bogotá, and Vichada For the execution of this project Give To Colombia partnered with its local ally, Enseña por Colombia, an organization that seeks to improve Colombian students’ academic performance by including human capital of the highest quality to the Colombian educational system. The main premise of their work is that the single-most important […]


Enhancing Education Through Reading in Rural Areas

Donor: Citigroup FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación Secretos para ContarBeneficiaries: 9,577 families (47,885 individuals)Location: Frontino, Liborina, Olaya, Peque, Sabanalarga, Cañasgordas, Uramita, Belmira, and Santa Fe, Antioquia Give To Colombia and Fundación Secretos Para Contar once again came together to launch an initiative that hoped to provide rural families with a small reading library that included books and dictionaries to help them […]

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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 […]


Fostering Education Through Reading

Donor: The McMillan Children’s FoundationLocal Ally: Fundación Secretos para ContarBeneficiaries: 1,870 familiesLocation: Municipalities of Taraza & Toledo, Antioquia In 2008, Give To Colombia and Fundación Secretos Para Contar created an alliance to implement a program in the municipalities of Taraza and Toledo where they provided 1,870 families with the second collection of books from the “Secretos para contar” series […]