Colombia Program Offers Migrants Training, Self-Sufficiency, & Hope

Yudith Carmen Calderón Gil, her husband David Calderón, and their four children are a Venezuelan family from the state of Barinas, who came to Colombia in …

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Amazonian Seed Stars in Reconciliation Efforts in Colombia

Sacha inchi, known as the Inca peanut, was first cultivated by the Incas more than 3,000 years ago in the …

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ACDI/VOCA Launches Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA to Strengthen Inclusive Growth in Latin America

ACDI/VOCA announced the creation of Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA, a nonprofit organization registered in Colombia with headquarters in Bogotá. Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA …

ACDI/VOCA Colombia Work for Reconciliation Youth Job Training

Workforce Development Promises Social Mobility in Colombia

One in two people living in the Barranquilla work in the informal economy, shining shoes and cleaning houses, according to …

ACDI/VOCA Colombia Farmers Market

Smallholder Farmers Showcase Products & Harvest in Colombia Markets

ACDI/VOCA Colombia youth sewing
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How Do We Prepare Youth to Succeed? ACDI/VOCA Joins Conversation at Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

It’s no secret that technology and globalization are changing today’s labor markets. As many markets shift from traditional to digital, …

Celebrating Small Wins Toward Reconciliation in Colombia

Earlier this year, on June 27, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) turned in 7,000 firearms to the United …

ACDI/VOCA Guatemala radio show

Let’s Talk about Peace and Reconciliation

Sergio Rivas, Felix Maradiaga, and Alfredo Calderon participate in a radio interview discussing peacebuilding approaches across Latin America   Conference …

ACDI/VOCA Spotlights Youth in Projects Around the World

ACDI/VOCA USAID Colombia PAR youth

Building Peace Through Colombia’s Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR)

Last fall, the signing of a peace deal between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) …