Welcome to our foundation Volunteers in Colombia.
Volunteers in Colombia was founded in response to the world pandemic, COVID-19.
Due to the prolonged lockdown in Colombia many threatening situations arose in communities across the country; one being child abuse. The image that people have when they think of child abuse is often that a child is beaten, however child abuse is not just physical violence.
Child abuse is defined as any act or omission perpetrated by an adult that is threatening or violent towards a child or adolescent. Our foundation was started to face these injustices and we have started several projects to combat child abuse in Colombia. Our two main focal points, which are shared visions laid out by the United Nations under their sustainable development initiatives, are: Zero Hunger, and Gender Equality.
Volunteers in Colombia is committed to aligning our work with these sustainable development goals.