Together we will achieve a better future
Together we will achieve a better future
Together we will achieve
a better future

How can you help?

01 Making a donation

02 Become a volunteer

03 Sponsor a project

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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Educative dinner

A project located in Soledad, Atlántico for children between 5 and 10 years old.
With the goal of diminished school dropout and the realisation of the learning potential and academic performance of the children.

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Youth leadership, effective tool for peace and reconciliation construction

Is a project located in Cartagena, Colombia for adolescents between 14 and 19 years old. The objective is to educate young afro descendants and the victims of forced displacement with the qualities and skills of leadership.

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Academic accompaniment

Academic accompaniment and reinforcement of study techniques is designed to improve the academic performance of the students who show academic difficulties, providing organized support during after-school hours.

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Psychosocial accompaniment

Supports the combination of Family-School-Foundation allowing direct accompaniment of our children and teenagers and guidance for the access to the services of the State.

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Superior education

Facilitates the entry and permanence in institutions of higher education to young people with the aim of improving the quality of life of the beneficiary and his family through academic support or scholarships.

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Seeds of the future

A pedagogic project for the cognitive and social strengthening of children between 5 and 7 years old, beneficiaries from the foundation Mi ciudad con vida.

This project reinforces the cognitive and social areas in early ages in order to prevent future difficulties in the school environment and train children to be capable of establishing positive relationships with society.

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In pedagogy as therapy it is possible to demonstrate that the human being needs in his education a method that is not only directed to his physical development and mental faculties, but that in parallel and with an integral criterion it includes the development of his other faculties related to the emotions from the feeling and the will.

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Coexisting in peace

This project develops social skills in order to train people to be capable of resolving their conflicts in a positive way. Aims to implement learning and experiential activities through communication, listening, respect, human rights and gender equality in 9 and 10 year old children.

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Environmental guardians

This project generates spaces for the good use of time in children between 10 and 13 years at the Foundation, whose main axis is the creation of an environmental group, which will carry out dynamic environmental activities to achieve a good use of free time and decrease exposure to gangs, drug addiction and early pregnancies.

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Youth Project

This training project, through reflexive, playful and artistic workshops, recognises drugs and their consequences, as well as providing tools for the construction of their life project. Aimed at Youth between 12 and 15 years of the Foundation.

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Community leadership

Training project for the development of leadership qualities and skills, aimed at young people between 14 and 19 years old, belonging to the Foundation, through entrepreneurship and social participation.


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.

27 July, 2019

Creative ideas for the new logo

13 July, 2019

Restarting activities with lots of energy

6 July, 2019

Parent workshop

3 July, 2019

Creative cooking

26 June, 2019

Game of values and picnic to share

19 June, 2019

Brain training games

18 June, 2019

Effort award

15 June, 2019

Foundation outing

12 June, 2019

Working with phonological awareness
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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.