Tag Archives: Colombia

International Youth Day – Part 3, Yvonne’s story

As a part of International Youth Day we are sharing the stories of some of the youth leaders we’re proud to be working with. This year’s theme is ’Youth Building Peace’. Involving young people in transforming their communities into safer, … Continue reading

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International Youth Day – Part 1, Maria’s story

As a part of International Youth Day we are sharing the stories of some of the youth leaders we’re proud to be working with. This year’s theme is ’Youth Building Peace’. Involving young people in transforming their communities into safer, … Continue reading

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Niños y niñas desvinculados de los grupos armados ilegales se encuentran de nuevo con sus familias

Natalia, nuestra Directora de Proyectos en Bogotá, observa a niños y niñas desvinculados de los grupos armados ilegales encontrarse de nuevo con sus familias En Colombia no se sabe realmente cuántos niños, niñas y jóvenes hacen parte hoy en día de los … Continue reading

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Field Office Diary – Reuniting former child soldiers with their families

Natalia, our Field Officer in Bogota, is present as former child soldiers are reunited with their families. In Colombia we don’t know exactly how many children and young people are members of the illegal armed groups. We also don’t know … Continue reading

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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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