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: What does the peace agreement with the FARC mean for Colombia’s children?

The opportunities and risks that the peace agreement brings mean that our work is more important than ever. 

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A way out of conflict

In our Spring Newsletter we tell you about our new partner working to protect children from violence in Colombia's Chocó region. We also explain why our work is more important than ever since the signing of the peace agreement.

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Fernando Montaño presents Hollywood Classics 

Fernando Montaño and friends will perform classic dance routines from the greatest musicals of the 40s and 50s on Sunday 21st May. Don't miss it!

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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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