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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.

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: Monster Triathlon

Think you are up for the challenge? Then why not swim, cycle and run over 1,055 km from Loch Ness to London and tackle this seven-legged beast in support of CCC!

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We are hiring!

We are looking for a new Fundraising & Communications Officer to join our London team. Are you passionate about protecting children at risk in Colombia? Then CCC wants you! Applications close Monday 7th October at 9am!  

Apply now!

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Girl, 13, dances in the street

"Dancing fills us with joy and when we dance we forget all our problems. We support each other, we are like  a family!" Read our Autumn newsletter and hear from Alicia, 13, from Quibdó about how she has learnt to express herself through dancing and singing.

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I Love Latino Party - Friday 25th October

Don't miss our monthly Latin club night at Gabeto in Camden. Start your weekend off right, and join us to dance the night away to some of your favourite Salsa, Bachata and Reggaeton tunes. Tickets are £8 IN ADVANCE ONLY and Gabeto will donate this to CCC – it’s that easy to support us! 

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