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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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