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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: Join us in our exciting monthly fundraising events!

Come along our unique monthly fundraising events, a Latino-themed party and a class on Latin American art at the Tate Modern!

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Film: 'We are Children Change Colombia'

We are delighted to present our brand new film featuring children and young from the projects we support in Colombia! In it they talk about the impact that music, dance and theatre have had on their lives. We found it so inspiring - we hope you do too!

Watch it here

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Learn more about our work in Colombia

Through partnerships with local children's organisations, we focus on the issues and the places that get little or no attention from others. Find out who we are working with at the moment and how, together, we are helping children go from conflict and insecurity to peace and safety.

Read more here

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Thames Walk & Run - Saturday 8th June

Supporting our work is a walk in the park! This 10 mile sponsored walk in Richmond is the perfect opportunity to spend a summer day in the park with the CCC team and community, learn more about our work and help us raise funds in support of vulnerable children in Colombia.

Register today