Rethinking Down Syndrome in Colombia

Jun 20, 2013


" Dreamers like you", campaign   at Uninorte
" Dreamers like you", campaign at Uninorte

Versión en español abajo

We want to share with you the activities we have been doing for the past three months. As usual we continue our work to raise awareness, so we finish our campaign "Dreamers like you" at the Universidad del Norte. About 1000 copies of the book "I´m like you" were distributed in medical centers, educational institutions and companies. 20 awareness playful workshops were conducted in different educational institutions of the city. Our families benefited from talks on nutrition, oral health and we offered to mothers of our foundation a mini course of jewelry as a gift in mother’s month.

In June we launched the new urban garden project as productive alternative for adults with Down syndrome from FUNDOWN CARIBE. In the coming months we will continue working to educate and inform our community and to raise awareness on attitudes that facilitate the inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

Once again thank you for trusting in us and look forward to your continued contribution to this great cause.

Versión en Español

Queremos compartir con ustedes las actividades que hemos venido realizando durante los últimos tres meses. Como de costumbre continuamos con nuestro trabajo de concientización, por lo cual efectuamos el cierra de  nuestra campaña “soñadores como tú” en la Universidad del Norte. Alrededor de 1000 ejemplares de libro “Yo como tú” fueron obsequiados en centros médicos, instituciones educativas y empresas. 20 talleres lúdicos de sensibilización fueron realizados en diferentes instituciones educativas de la ciudad. Nuestras familias se beneficiaron con charlas  de nutrición, salud oral y ofrecimos a las madres de nuestra fundación un mini curso  de bisutería, como obsequio en el mes de las madres.

A partir del mes de Junio dimos inicio al nuevo proyecto de huertos urbanos con los cuales esperamos ofrecer una alternativa de emprendimiento para los adultos con síndrome de Down beneficiarios  de Fundown Caribe. En los meses venideros continuaremos trabajando en la formación e información de nuestra comunidad, así como en la concientización para lograr actitudes que faciliten los procesos de inclusión de las personas con síndrome de Down.

Una vez más gracias por confiar en nosotros y esperamos seguir contando con su aporte en esta gran causa.

Early Intervention families workshop
Early Intervention families workshop
Mother's month Jewelry mini course
Dental Care Day
Dental Care Day
Urban horts project
Urban horts project

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Location: Barranquilla, Atlantico - Colombia
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Barranquilla, Atlantico Colombia

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