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 PASSES OF RECONCILIATION IS A REALITY IN LA FORTALEZA, COLOMBIA

PASSES OF RECONCILIATION IS A REALITY IN LA FORTALEZA, COLOMBIA

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Thanks to the union among USAID COLOMBIA, ACDI/VOCA, ALCALDÍA DE CÚCUTA, KASAARÍ AND FUNDACIÓN JUVENTUD LÍDER, a new project arrives to Cúcuta's commune eight, with the purpose of strengthening community leadership, autonomy and education through sports and culture in children, youth, the migrant population and victims of the armed conflict residing in the Asentamiento la fortaleza.

With training sessions, recreational workshops, intensive courses and entrepreneurship, the youth leader foundation arrives to this area of the city to impact the community affected by the economic and social crisis that is currently being experienced.

For nine months’ professionals in the above mentioned areas will be visiting the area to teach their classes and strengthen the identity of the community, as well as implement knowledge and generate a line in the life project of children and young people.

During the time of execution, we will be posting the whole process in our social networks, so that you can witness the importance of betting on development and social change in vulnerable communities.

 HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR OUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF THE FOUNDATION

HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR OUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF THE FOUNDATION

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Our main objective will always be to ensure the welfare of our children, which is why during the year we have been strengthening the health and welfare program through monitoring of height and weight, delivery of food supplies and supplements necessary for optimal physical condition in our members.

Through a coordination in which roles are established to fulfill the objective of reaching all the children of our foundation, various strategies have been planned to mitigate the economic and therefore nutritional impact, in the midst of the health emergency presented by the COVID-19 virus.

We will continue to implement programs and strategies that strengthen the health and wellness of more than 600 of our children and youth as well as their families.

 JUVENTUD LIDER  FOUNDATION VISITED THE RESGUARDO IQUIAKARORA

JUVENTUD LIDER FOUNDATION VISITED THE RESGUARDO IQUIAKARORA

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Two members of the Passes of Hope program of our foundation visited the Iquiakarora reservation from the Bari community in the Catatumbo jungle. Edinson and Andrés were in charge of taking the program focused on sports as a social work.

During their stay, they conducted training sessions with children and youth from the community, in addition to sharing culture and generating ties that strengthen the agreement between the foundation and the reservation. We hope to continue being participants in processes that encourage the sense of belonging to our culture and the personalities that are part of it.

 PASSES OF ILLUSION RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM THE LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION

PASSES OF ILLUSION RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM THE LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION

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We are pleased to report that, through a program implemented during the year, we have received a relief grant from the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, which is characterized as a global movement that celebrates the power of sport to bring communities together.

This grant is for all the children belonging to the New Venice Hope Pass program, which as we have been emphasizing, focuses on strengthening knowledge and education through sports culture.

We thank the foundation for its contribution and for using sport as a tool for social change, selecting our community as a community project of their interest to impact and improve the quality of life of children and young people belonging to our program.