Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America Marks First Year of Empowering Communities

Despite strides to reduce poverty in recent years, 29.6 percent of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean still …

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Emergency Response in Arauca (ERA) II

Arauca is the main municipality of the northeastern Colombian Department of the same name. Located south of the Arauca River, …

Program Supports Community Integration & Spurs Ecotourism of Colombia Amazon

Up until a few years ago, the rich biodiversity around Florencia, Caquetá, remained largely untouched by tourism. As in many …

Beekeeping Heals Sting of the Past, Fostering Reconciliation in Colombia

Bees have become unusual teachers in the municipality of San Carlos (Antioquia), where violent conflict left weak social structures in …

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Ivanka Trump & USAID Administrator Green Meet Women Entrepreneurs Empowered by ACDI/VOCA in Colombia

Four Colombian women had the opportunity to present their business ventures to Ivanka Trump, senior White House adviser and eldest …

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 …

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 …

Emergency Response in Arauca (ERA)

Background Narrative Arauca is the main municipality of the north-eastern Colombian Department of the same name. Located south of the …

ACDI/VOCA Colombia Organizational Strengthening Santa Marta

Organizational Strengthening in Santa Marta

Strengthening Civil Society Organizations to Improve Lives Background Narrative Civil society organizations that represent the interests of ethnic populations play …