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Colombian Down Syndrome Awareness Campaign

 
$11,045
$0
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Help us raise awareness, dispel common myths and allay fear about people with Down syndrome in the Colombian Caribbean coast through an informative campaign that will promote inclusion in our society

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

There are more than 2000 persons with Down Syndrome in the Colombian Caribbean coast. Lack of information about Down Syndrome in our Society has contributed to make them the perfect target for educative, social and labor discrimination. Outlooks can be difficult to change and it will not happen without a message reinforced over time. For that reason, this campaign remains an ongoing priority.

How will this project solve this problem?

The purpose of this project is educating people about Down syndrome. Our goal will be accomplished by an internal taxi advertising campaign, an advertising billboard, school information programs, mall stands, and workshops for teachers and doctors

Potential Long Term Impact

Nothing we can do as a Foundation will have more impact in the lives of the 2000 persons with Down Syndrome of our region, than working to improve public perception and awareness of society in general.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $11,045

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $11,045 .  The original project funding goal was $10,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

FUNDOWN CARIBE

Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia
http://www.fundowncaribe.org

Project Leader

MARTHA ROBLES

FUNDOWN CARIBE
Barranquilla, Atlantico Colombia

Where is this project located?

Map of Colombian Down Syndrome Awareness Campaign
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