Tag Archives: Cali

Field Office Diary

COTA’s Patron and Royal Ballet Star, Fernando Montaño, visited some of our project partners on a recent trip to Colombia. Here he tells us about his experiences at the Albergue Infantil Mama Yolanda  (AIMY) in Bogota and Paz y Bien … Continue reading

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Corpolatin’s session in schools: How can children protect themselves against violence

In this blog article, COTA Cali Field Officer, Heidy Araque shares her observations after participating in one of Corpolatin’s session for parents in one of the state schools in the hills to the west of Cali where they are working as part … Continue reading

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Paula’s story – “Being a volunteer at HRBC made me very happy…”

Our partner, HRBC, aims to improve the quality of life of children with disabilities and their families, ensuring these children fulfil their full potential. Paula is a volunteer at HRBC. In this blog, she tells us her story, how HRBC’s … Continue reading

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Overcoming the invisibility of care leavers in Colombia – inspiration from the UK?

Last month, COTA hosted a Skype call between The Who Cares Trust (TWCT) and our partner Fundacion Formacion d’ Futuros (FFF). The meeting was a great opportunity to exchange ideas, draw parallels between the care system in the UK and … Continue reading

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COTA Field Officers visit HRBC

In our most recent blog, our Field Officers, Barbara and Natalia, tell us about their visit to one of HRBC’s centres where they had the chance to meet the children and catch up with two of the mothers that featured … Continue reading

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We need to talk about…everything!

Our new blog article, by Duncan, COTA’s Head of Programmes, looks at the importance of communication for COTA. It focuses particularly on ‘effective communication’ with children, essential if children are to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives. Children of … Continue reading

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Apoyando a niños y niñas afectadas con VIH – la importancia de la Revelación.

Escrito por Johanna Gaviria Torres. Read in English here. Nuestra coparte Fundamor apoya a los niños y niñas que viven con VIH / SIDA. Hace unos meses ,la Fundación me invitó a acompañarles en una actividad como parte de su … Continue reading

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