Children Change Colombia:

Defending the rights of children at risk in Colombia

We are the largest UK charity working exclusively in Colombia. We work with children and their families to challenge poverty, inequality, discrimination and violence. Despite a growing economy and a recent peace deal with the country's largest guerilla group, millions of Colombian children still face poverty, violence and exclusion from the opportunities presented by a changing society.

So whether they are threatened by forced displacement, sexual exploitation or recruitment into armed groups, whether denied education, a loving family or a place to play, we work to ensure that every child can claim their right to a safe and happy childhood and a fulfilling future. We believe that, with a knowledge of their rights and the confidence to assert them, children can transform their own lives, their communities and Colombia itself.

Make a donation

Over a year, just £3 a month could help an ex child soldier get his/her life back on track by paying for professional support for their foster family.

Children and young people in Colombia need your help to build the peaceful, safe and fulfilling future that is their right to enjoy. Please support them today!

News: Comic Relief grant a huge boost to our work

We have secured a grant from Comic Relief to work with our partners Tiempo de Juego and AIMY to provide a positive and safe future for girls and young women associated with gangs in Bogota.

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Give change a chance!

The children we support are adamant that although they were born into war, they will be the generation that inherits peace. And they want to play a role in making that happen! But they need your help.

Donate today to give change a chance.


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British 10K London Run

Participate in a unique hop-on-keep-hopping run tour through the city's most iconic landmarks on Sunday 9th July 2017 and support Colombia's most at risk children to challenge inequality and build safer communities! 

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Video: If I don't like my environment, why not change it? 

Young people at our partner organisations Corpolatin and Si Mujer describe how they are making their schools and communities safer.

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