Adelanis has been sponsored by an amazing world-changer! Her sponsor has created Team Adelanis and given her a chance to break free from the cycle of poverty, starting a ripple effect for generations. With that support, the future looks bright for Adelanis!
Kids growing up in poverty in Colombia face many tough challenges, such as a large wealth gap, gang violence that too often involves kids, an inadequate health care system and poor secondary-school attendance.
That's why we focus on programs to help kids stay off the streets, work with local partners to provide medical and dental care, and offer leadership programs and scholarships to help teens stay in school so they can achieve their dreams.
To learn more about about the valuable programs your sponsorship makes happen, check out the plan for kids in Colombia below.
Did you know? Solving poverty isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. That's why we customize programs by age + location + circumstances to help break the cycle of poverty.
Your $32 monthly gift gives kids like Adelanis access to life-changing benefits, like:
You can cancel your monthly giving anytime. Because we've made a commitment that we'll be a part of our kids' lives until they graduate, your sponsored child will continue to receive benefits from the program, and we will work to find a new sponsor as soon as possible.
When you sponsor, we'll send you more info about your child, including a photo and a quick-start guide to child sponsorship. You'll also:
Built near our kids, giving them a safe place to be
Plus, more than 9K volunteers around the world
Our focus? Health, education, empowerment and employment
A quick look at programs currently available for sponsored teens age 12 and over in Colombia.
Teens in Colombia have access to free doctors and medicine, either through CI clinics or CI’s private and public partners. They also have access to free dental care at our dental clinics.
The libraries and computers in our community centers provide the resources and support teens need to complete their homework and get better grades.
Teens can enroll in classes to learn how to think critically and creatively, become good citizens and manage money wisely.
Teens have access to our Career Resource Center, where they learn the skills they need to find and keep a job, such as résumé writing, interviewing and important interpersonal skills.