The students in the photo are studying in a Wayuu community school in Albania, La Guajira.
Thanks to individual donors such as yourself and the COLMED Fund at the Calgary Foundation, over 900 Colombian students were encouraged to stay in school in 2017 through our Education Assistance program that provides uniforms, shoes, school supplies and a knapsack to students who merit your support. The program is active in Santander, Risaralda and La Guajira.
The Green Light Education Assistance Program is active in Santander, Risaralda, and La Guajira. We focus on rural schools where the need for assistance seems to be the greatest. Our partner organizations are FANDIC in Santander, Foundation Maria Teresa Vasco in Risaralda, and Manos Solidarias (Foundation of the Rotary Club El Cerrejon) in La Guajira.
Read the latest news from the Education Assistance Program in the bulletin. Go to ESPAÑOL to read boletines in SPANISH.