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...
Jaguar Conservation Chiribiquete Colombia

A symbol of “transformation and force”: Challenges facing the jaguar in...

In order to find out more about the jaguar’s role in Chiribiquete, The Bogotá Post spoke to award-winning Colombian conservationist Fernando Trujillo and conservation...
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...
Hidroituango Dam River Cauca Flood

Hidroituango dam flooding forces thousands to evacuate

"Please immediately withdraw from the Cauca riverbed and its shores. In the following minutes the water flow will increase, downstream of the dam. People...

How you can help vulnerable Bogotanos during the quarantine

As Bogotá shuts down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many who were already living day to day are struggling to find food or put a roof over their heads. How can you help?
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)
La Familia Ayara, Don Popo, Rap Bogotá

La Familia Ayara: Voices of the barrios

‘People living in violence and oppression aren’t used to expressing their opinions, but rap debate can let them, and it seems less offensive because it’s art’, says Don Popo, founder of La Familia Ayara. Phoebe Hopson finds out more about the innovative organisation that is empowering people through rap.
Desafio Google 2017

Desafio Google 2017: recognition for social innovators

Find out about three very different social ventures – focusing on technology, nature and health – which have been shortlisted for Google prizes due to their ability to innovate and impact society.
Casa Taller Colombia

The travelling school goes to Cauca

Sam Ling Gibson travels with 26 young Colombians from Casa Taller – a community project based in Bogotá - to witnesses first hand the challenges faced by communities in Cauca, where being neutral can be deadly.
Project Béisbol Colombia

Project Béisbol, covering the bases

Baseball and Colombia are not words you often hear together. While other Latin American nations feature in the top end of the baseball spectrum, Colombia is not one of them. International non profit Project Béisbol aims to change this, Freek Huigen speaks to President and Founder Justin Halladay to find out more.