Psychosocial Support Tool Reconciles Communities & Improves Employability

For populations that have experienced trauma or violence, healing is a crucial step toward social and economic stability. Many Colombians …

Community Engagement in La Guajira

Enel Green Power is building three wind farms in La Guajira, a department located on the northern coast of Colombia …

Indigenous Women Artisanal Opportunities

Naatu is a new PepsiCo cereal brand with a social cause: to empower women. FAVLA designed and is currently implementing …

Workforce Development

There are two million youth in Colombia who lack access to education or work. FAVLA, the Texmodas Foundation, the corporate …

Support for Fishing Opportunities in Morrosquillo, Colombia

The Corporation of Artisanal Fishermen of the Gulf of Morrosquillo and the Islands of San Bernardo “CORPAGOLFO” is a non-profit …

Carolina Blackburn

Deputy Director of Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America


Cycling Events with Olympian Create New Narratives in Colombia’s Forgotten Regions

Imagine hundreds of cyclists riding through the streets as an Olympic gold medalist leads the pack. Years ago, this scene …

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Jimena Niño

Deputy Chief of Party of Program of Alliances for Reconciliation

Ricardo Amaya

Chief of Party of the Program of Alliances for Reconciliation and ACDI/VOCA Country Representative in Colombia

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Workforce Development and Youth Employment: Learning for Life

Location: Colombia Diageo’s Learning for Life Program, implemented by Tanager in Colombia, brings a workforce development and job placement model …

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, …