“The Covid-19 pandemic is in particular, highlights the social problems experienced in Colombia”
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The foundation

The foundation Mi ciudad con Vida was created in the year 2000. It is a private and independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of social programs in the most impoverished communities of Colombia through projects and programs which promote the holistic development of children and teenagers.

Our programs

Promote the holistic development of society’s most vulnerable children and teenagers through  education, health and recreation. Contribute to the education and development of their families, their community and society in general.

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Comprehensive training, social skills and values

Promote the components of basic social skills for social interaction, (empathy, self-control, assertiveness, negotiation, leadership, care for the environment) and values ​​(perseverance, respect, honesty, responsibility, tolerance), in different contexts through six Play-Pedagogical workshops according to the level of neurodevelopment of the children and adolescents of the My City with Life Foundation.

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Psychosocial intervention

Articulation between the Foundation and family, school and state institutions, in order to guide the children to recognise the support routes and their rights and duties as citizens through the services of the State.

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Inclusive education

Facilitate scholarships and educational for children and adolescents with disabilities. Katarina Tomasevski has expressed that: “the right to education requires individual, executable rights to education; guarantees for Human Rights in education and in the instrumentalization of education, for the enjoyment of all Human Rights through education”.

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Higher education

Higher education is the most powerful instrument against poverty and social inequality. Supporting and empowering young people in this process is essential for them to succeed in life and to be in a favourable position in the labour market.

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Nutrition centre to serve boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 10

Reduce malnutrition, enhance the learning and academic performance of children between the ages of 5 and 10, children of the Foundation and to improve the quality of life of the population.

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Psychosocial intervention

Articulation between the Family, the school, the state institutions and the foundation allowing us to guide the children to recognition of the support routes in relation to their rights and duties as citizens through the services of the State.

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School support

Promote reading habits and reading comprehension through complementary individual and group activities. Strengthen academic processes through the implementation of study techniques and homework support. Reinforce basic mathematical operations through educational and pedagogical activities. STIMULATION TABLE

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Our success so far

Education is the most powerful instrument against poverty and social inequality. Supporting and empowering young people in this process is fundamental for them to succeed in life

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Educational permanence in our beneficiaries

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Activities and events

Find out what we do in the foundation.

24 July, 2020

Digital strategies for learning maths

18 July, 2020

Managing emotions during a pandemic

11 July, 2020

Medical recommendations to stay healthy during the Covid pandemic

9 July, 2020

Reading afternoons

4 July, 2020

Zumba with Kathy – second session

3 July, 2020

Students from the Graduate Program continue their studies during the pandemic

26 June, 2020

Follow-up to the inclusion program

26 June, 2020

Make your own face mask

19 June, 2020

Permanent Nutritional Accompaniment
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Multimedia gallery

Take some time and have a look at some of the activities which we carry out in the foundation

Trust from our Sponsors.

The contributions of our donors and partners allow the execution of projects or programs for the benefit of the most needy. We are deeply grateful for those who trust in social changes through work in communities.

Strategic Alliances

Los aportes de nuestros donantes y socios permiten la ejecución de proyectos o programas al beneficio de los más necesitados. Estamos profundamente agradecidos por aquellos que confían en los cambios sociales a través del trabajo en comunidades.