Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia

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Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia
Empowering 2,000 youngsters for work in Colombia

Project Report | Jul 26, 2022
We are happy to share our 2022 mid-program report!

By Henry Olarte | Project Manager

Welcome session Bogota
Welcome session Bogota

ENGLISH VERSION:

With the enthusiasm that always characterizes us, we want to inform you about the progress we have had to date with the development of this fourth cohort of the Jóvenes creaTIvos program that, as we mentioned in the previous report, in this year 2022 brought new challenges due to its growth in relation with the year 2021, not only in the number of beneficiaries (we passed from 90 to 300), but also in the number of cities in which it is being developed (we passed from 2 to 5) and also in the number of groups (we passed from 3 to 10).

Based in the information mentioned above, and in order to facilitate the correct development of the 10 groups that are part of the program this year, we divided its execution into 3 blocks. Below you will find the summary of the progress of each block:

Barranquilla:

In the city of Barranquilla, we have 60 youngsters, divided into two groups of 30 beneficiaries each. The progress so far of these 2 groups has been as follows:

  • March 12: Opening and welcome sessions.
  • March 19: Mindfulness Workshop.
  • March 26 to April 9: Essential Skills for XXI Century Entrepreneurs Workshop.
  • April 23: Virtual educational visit to the facilities of our partner Sofka Technologies.
  • April 30 to May 14: Entrepreneurship Workshop.
  • May 21: In-person educational visit to the headquarters of our ally Lean Solutions in the city of Barranquilla.
  • May 28 to July 23: Introduction to Programming, GIT and SCRUM Workshop.
  • July 30: First session of the Front-End Development Workshop.

Medellin and Envigado:

In Medellín we have 60 youngsters, divided into 2 groups of 30 beneficiaries each, while in Envigado we have 110 youngsters, divided into 4 groups, 2 with 30 participants each and 2 with 25 participants each. The progress of these 6 groups so far has been as follows:

  • April 2: Opening and welcome sessions.
  • April 9: Mindfulness Workshop
  • April 23 to May 7: Essential Skills for XXI Century Entrepreneurs Workshop.
  • May 14: Virtual educational visit to the facilities of our partner Sofka Technologies.
  • May 21 to June 4: Entrepreneurship Workshop.
  • June 11: In-person educational visit to the headquarters of our partner Cámara de Comercio Aburrá Sur in Envigado.
  • June 18 to August 6: Introduction to Programming, GIT and SCRUM Workshop.

Bogotá and Cali:

In Bogotá we have a group of 36 youngsters, and in Cali another group of 34 youngsters. The progress of these 2 groups so far has been as follows:

  • April 9: Opening and welcome sessions in Bogotá.
  • April 23: Opening and welcome sessions in Cali.
  • April 30: Mindfulness Workshop.
  • May 7: Virtual educational visit to the facilities of our partner Sofka Technologies.
  • May 14 to May 28: Essential Skills for XXI Century Entrepreneurs Workshop.
  • June 4: Virtual educational visit to our ally Banco de Bogotá.
  • June 11 to June 25: Entrepreneurship Workshop.
  • July 2: Pedagogical visit to our ally Lean Solutions in the city of Bogotá, being face-to-face for the youngsters of Bogotá and virtual for the youngsters of Cali.
  • July 9: Start of the Introduction to Programming, GIT and SCRUM Workshop, which will end on August 27.

In this way, and complementing the training workshops with extracurricular talks on different topics such as finance, negotiation and emotional intelligence, given by mentors belonging to our program allies, the progress has been made in the programmatic development of training for the beneficiaries who are part of the Jóvenes creaTIvos program.

On the other hand, on July 22, we had our face-to-face meeting in the city of Medellín with the monitors who help us coordinating each of the 10 groups, where through playful sessions we take stock of what has been advanced in this year, obtaining feedback from them to continue improving the program.

We have been very dedicated coordinating and developing each one of the tasks that we have just mentioned above, and we are very pleased to be able to present to you the progress in the goals that we have to carry out this cohort of the Jóvenes creaTIvos 2022 program.

We'll be sure to keep you informed on the progress of the program! Thanks to your support we continue transforming lives. Thank you for being transformative energy. Thank you for being ROFÉ!

 

SPANISH VERSION:

Con el entusiasmo que siempre nos caracteriza queremos comentarles el avance que tenemos a la fecha con el desarrollo de esta cuarta cohorte del programa Jóvenes creaTIvos que, como les comentamos en el informe anterior, en este año 2022 trajo nuevos retos debido a su crecimiento en relación con el año 2021, no solo en el número de beneficiarios (pasamos de 90 a 300), sino en la cantidad de ciudades en las cuales se está desarrollando (pasamos de 2 a 5) y también en el número de grupos (Pasamos de 3 a 10).

Teniendo en cuenta lo anterior, y para facilitar el correcto desarrollo de los 10 grupos que hacen parte del programa este año, agrupamos la ejecución del mismo en 3 bloques. A continuación encontrarán el resumen del avance de cada bloque:

Barranquilla:

En la ciudad de Barranquilla contamos con 60 jóvenes, divididos en dos grupos de 30 beneficiarios cada uno de ellos. El avance hasta el momento de estos 2 grupos ha sido el siguiente:

  • Marzo 12: Sesiones de inauguración y bienvenida.
  • Marzo 19: Taller de Mindfulness.
  • Marzo 26 a Abril 9: Taller de Habilidades Esenciales para emprendedores del Siglo XXI.
  • Abril 23: Visita pedagógica virtual a las instalaciones de nuestro socio Sofka Technologies.
  • Abril 30 a Mayo 14: Taller de Emprendimiento.
  • Mayo 21: Visita pedagógica presencial a la sede de nuestro aliado Lean Solutions en la ciudad de Barranquilla.
  • Mayo 28 a Julio 23: Taller de Introducción a la Programación, GIT y SCRUM.
  • Julio 30: Primera sesión del Taller de Desarrollo Front-End.

Medellín y Envigado:

En Medellín contamos con 60 jóvenes, divididos en 2 grupos de 30 beneficiarios cada uno de ellos, mientras que en Envigado se tienen 110 jóvenes, divididos en 4 grupos, 2 con 30 jóvenes cada uno y 2 con 25 jóvenes cada uno.  El avance de estos 6 grupos hasta el momento ha sido el siguiente:

  • Abril 2: Sesiones de inauguración y bienvenida.
  • Abril 9: Taller de Mindfulness
  • Abril 23 a Mayo 7: Taller de Habilidades Esenciales para Emprendedores del Siglo XXI.
  • Mayo 14: Visita pedagógica virtual a las instalaciones de nuestro socio Sofka Technologies.
  • Mayo 21 a Junio 4: Taller de Emprendimiento.
  • Junio 11: Visita pedagógica presencial a la sede de nuestro aliado Cámara de Comercio Aburrá Sur en Envigado.
  • Junio 18 a Agosto 6: Taller de Introducción a la Programación, GIT y SCRUM.

Bogotá y Cali:

En Bogotá contamos con un grupo de 36 jóvenes, y en Cali con otro grupo de 34 jóvenes. El avance de estos 2 grupos hasta el momento ha sido el siguiente:

  • Abril 9: Sesiones de inauguración y bienvenida en Bogotá.
  • Abril 23: Sesiones de inauguración y bienvenida en Cali.
  • Abril 30: Taller de Mindfulness.
  • Mayo 7: Visita pedagógica virtual a las instalaciones de nuestro socio Sofka Technologies.
  • Mayo 14 a Mayo 28: Taller de Habilidades Esenciales para Emprendedores del Siglo XXI.
  • Junio 4: Visita pedagógica virtual a nuestro aliado Banco de Bogotá.
  • Junio 11 a Junio 25: Taller de Emprendimiento.
  • Julio 2: Visita pedagógica a nuestro aliado Lean Solutions en la ciudad de Bogotá, siendo presencial para los jóvenes de Bogotá y virtual para los jóvenes de Cali.
  • Julio 9: Inicio del Taller de Introducción a la Programación, GIT y SCRUM, el cual terminará el 27 de agosto.

De esta manera, y complementando los talleres de formación con charlas extracurriculares de diferentes temas tales como finanzas, negociación e inteligencia emocional, dados por mentores perteneciente a nuestros aliados del programa, se ha avanzado en el desarrollo programático de formación de los beneficiarios que hacen parte del programa “Jóvenes creaTIvos”.   

Por otra parte el día 22 de julio de 2022 tuvimos nuestro encuentro presencial en la ciudad de Medellín con los monitores que nos ayudan coordinando cada uno de los 10 grupos, en donde a través de sesiones lúdicas realizamos un balance de lo que se ha avanzado en este año, obteniéndose retroalimentación de parte de ellos para continuar mejorando el programa.

Hemos estado muy dedicados a coordinar y desarrollar todas y cada una de las labores que les acabamos de mencionar, y nos sentimos muy satisfechos de poder presentarles  el avance en las metas que tenemos para sacar adelante esta cohorte del programa Jóvenes creaTIvos 2022.

¡Nos aseguraremos de mantenerlos informados sobre el progreso del programa! Gracias a su apoyo seguimos transformando vidas. Gracias por ser energía transformadora. ¡Gracias por ser ROFÉ!

Welcome session Cali
Welcome session Cali
Monitors meeting
Monitors meeting
Introduction to Programming workshop Barranquilla
Introduction to Programming workshop Barranquilla
Introduction to Programming workshop Medellin
Introduction to Programming workshop Medellin
Introduction to Programming workshop Envigado
Introduction to Programming workshop Envigado
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