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Education and opportunities for unprotected youth

by Corporacion Superarse
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth
Education and opportunities for unprotected youth

Summary

Many unprotected youth in Colombia need study opportunities. The project provides professional guidance, financial support for study and a program to get employment, for 70 Colombian students. They are young people who live in poverty and need contributions to study and work. Help us help them. Career access and career success breaks the cycle of poverty and facilitates social mobility for under served Colombian youth.

$10,000
total goal
$7,075
remaining
59
donors
0
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
4
years

Challenge

A prolonged armed conflict has brought negative impacts to our country such as internal displacement, violence, and poverty (46% of the population live in poverty -PND, 2010), child labor (13% of the Colombian children work - UNICEF, 2013). Only 35.3% of college-age youth are enrolled in higher education. A high percentage of youth remain in informal jobs.

Solution

This project will prepare youth to access and succeed in higher education, as well as formal well-paying jobs. With this program we want to make a difference so that with Study and work, these young people break the circle of poverty in which they have grown.

Long-Term Impact

These young people will have the possibility to access higher education and formal jobs, so that they will be removed in the long-term from drug, prostitution, armed-conflict, robbery and undesired pregnancies, etc. They are the citizens of tomorrow, and we want them to be part of a more equitable society. We believe that a good citizenship is built on education, critical sense, responsibility, and autonomy. We are convinced that this program will help them to achieve it.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.corporacionsuperarse.org
Website
Informative program on local tv
Twitter

Organization Information

Corporacion Superarse

Location: Medellin, Antioquia - Colombia
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @corsuperarse
Project Leader:
Ana Lucia Palacio
Executive director
Medellin, Antioquia Colombia
$2,925 raised of $10,000 goal
 
62 donations
$7,075 to go
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