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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.

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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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Project Talk 2017

Join our Project Talk on Monday 20th February to find out how, with your support, children at two of our partner organisations are making their schools and communities safer, not just for themselves but for all young people.

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In memory of Kate Saunders

Kate Saunders (née Foster) 1969-2016. It was a great sadness to all of us at Children Change Colombia to learn of our previous Treasurer Kate Saunders’ death from brain cancer this November. Kate’s role in Children Change Colombia can never be replaced, but her influence lives on.

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North London Half Marathon 

Take part in this unique stadium to stadium half marathon run on Sunday 12th March 2017 and support children to build peace in Colombia!

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