Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia

by Fundacion SOLE Colombia Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia
Re-empower 2000+ local educators in rural Colombia

Summary

SOLE Colombia promotes Self-Organized Learning to tackle the lack of quality education across rural Colombia. To continue our upscale strategy, and inspired by the already existing SOLE Colombia Community of different educators, we are creating an inspiring and fun open online platform called the Playground in The Cloud, to share experiences, learn from each other and reach and train local educators all over the country, especially people living in the areas most affected by the armed conflict.

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11
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Challenge

Good teachers do not reach the remote places where they are needed the most. According to the National Coordinator of Education for Peace, over 300,000 youth aged 15-24 live in the conflict-affected regions. Of those rural, indigenous and afro-descendant boys and girls, more than half dropped out from primary school; 1 in 5 finished high-school, and 1 in 20 entered some form of higher education. This year we aim to reach with this project 2000+ educators all over Colombia.

Solution

Self-Organized Learning Environments (SOLE) has proven to be a powerful tool to develop autonomy, curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking, tech fluency and generally, to have fun. In the past 4 years, we have witnessed how these skills enable communities to solve their real-life challenges. With an online platform like the Playground in The Cloud, we will reach many more local educators, quicker and cheaper. This experience will motivate them to be 21st-century facilitators by using SOLE.

Long-Term Impact

We envision a 5 year-long upscale that will reach different regions of the country, by opening and spreading the Playground in The Cloud to 10,000+ educators and local leaders to set up and facilitate SOLEs across the country. This effect will empower 300,000 people, their families, and communities, to be self-reliant and most importantly, to own their future.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.solecolombia.org
Want to see what we have done? Click here!
SOLE gives peace a chance
SOLE Colombia talk @Disruptive Innovation Festival
Interview with SOLE Colombia's Sanjay Fernandes

Organization Information

Fundacion SOLE Colombia

Location: Bogota, Bogota D.C. - Colombia
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @solecolombia
Project Leader:
Sanjay Fernandes
Bogota, Bogota D.C. Colombia
$7,511 raised of $10,200 goal
 
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$2,689 to go
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