Rebuilding a community bio-construction workshops

Constructing peace through community development in bio-construction workshops.

Co-School: Reimagining education

An imaginative approach to education mixes kids from different backgrounds and encourages them to work on their social and emotional skills as much as academic ones.

Niñas sin miedo foundation: empowering girls through cycling

Based in Soacha, Niñas sin miedo is not there to ‘help’, it’s there to empower, educate and find ways for these girls to reach their potential. It’s about creating community leaders.
NGOs Colombia

Making a difference

We take a look at three very different community projects trying to make a change for the better in Colombia   Making big waves near Chocó...
Cartagena Environmental Sustainability

Small businesses lead the way to environmental sustainability in Cartagena

In comparison to neighbouring South American countries, Colombia has made fairly significant steps towards a sustainable environmental policy in the past few years. The...
Young boy holds up a water bottle with his new prosthetic arm

A Q&A with Adam Armfield, founder of e-NABLE Medellin: Reducing the...

A young boy holds up a water bottle with his new prosthetic arm (Photo courtesy of e-NABLE Medellin)
Fundación Buen Punto, Surfing Choco Colombia

Nuquí: Our very own Newquay

Olly West finds out about Club de Surf de Chocó in Termales, a small community that is making waves in a sport little known...
Deforestation Amazon Colombia

Colombian supreme court issues ground-breaking ruling on Amazonian deforestation

Colombian Supreme Court judges rule the urgent necessity for government measures to protect the Amazon from deforestation which, according to recent statistics, increased by...
Calidoso Bogotá

New initiative helps pets of the homeless

Simon West heads to the Bronx, spending the day with pets, vets and some of the city’s homeless community to find out more about...

Charity Soy Doy keen to get kids eating right with help...

Alejandro González worked at a local consultancy firm in Bogotá for just over 10 years. One year, his company decided to organise a team...