We support projects of local entities
Colombia is a presidential republic located in the far north of South America. It is the only country in the subcontinent that has coasts on both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, through the Caribbean Sea. Its population is the result of a blend of Native Americans, Europeans and Africans. Fundación MAPFRE works in collaboration with local entities to develop their projects.
The BAMBI Homes Foundation for Child Support works in Medellín, Colombia, to offer nutritional, health and educational care to children in vulnerable situations in the area.
In an environment marked by violence, the NU3 Foundation offers active support to the population, taking care of their health, promoting peace and generating opportunities. Its aim is to get families out of poverty and into a life project.
Fundación Juanfe offers education and work for teenage mothers in Cartagena in order to help them escape the poverty trap. They learn how to empower themselves and how to provide their children with a stable environment where they can have a healthy childhood safe from violence and extreme poverty.
Comprehensive care for young children in Medellin (Colombia) living in situations of extreme vulnerability
Thanks to Fundación Ayuda a la Infancia Hogares Bambi, children in Medellin (Colombia) can have a well-balanced development, enabling them to think, express themselves and be creative. And most importantly of all, they can be happy.
The Moving Borders through Education project (Educando movemos fronteras) offers children living in the Casa de la Madre y el Niño, in Bogotá, access to an education that allows them to change their destiny. With our collaboration, 210 children will receive school materials and English classes.
This project provides comprehensive, high quality care and protection to children in vulnerable situations due to abandonment, mistreatment, abuse or negligence, until FANA finds them a family to ensure their rights are respected.
The Laudes Infantis Foundation is carrying out the “School for leaders of social and productive enterprises” project and a community project based on bartering to improve opportunities for the most disadvantaged in Bogotá
Fundación Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar (JUANFE) works on a project to improve the physical and mental health of vulnerable children and their teenage mothers in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.
The Colombian Foundation for Development (FUCOLDE), is carrying out the “Values for Coexistence and Skills for Youth Employment” and “Programa Integral Niños, Niñas y Adolescentes con Oportunidades” (Comprehensive Program for Boys, Girls and Adolescents) projects through which it seeks to produce environments of healthy coexistence and safe spaces that prevent child recruitment by armed groups.
The Dharma Foundation, has set up a home for children with cancer in which 105 minors from low income backgrounds receive education, food and health care in Bogotá, Colombia.
The Casa de la Madre y el Niño offers its young beneficiaries the chance of a better future by continuing their studies and living with a foster family which will provide the right environment to help them break the cycle of poverty.
One of the objectives of the project is the reincorporation into society of communities forming part of the project through implementing food safety and nutrition, healthcare, education and income generation strategies.
The Fundación para la Asistencia de la Niñez Abandonada (FANA) is running this project in Suba in Bogota with the aim of providing nutritional care and offering comprehensive emotional support to abandoned children.