Empowering youth to change their world: Colombia

What happens when teens are charged with solving problems in their communities?
Something amazing.


A lack of vegetation in an impoverished Colombian neighborhood made the area prone to mudslides. This caused latrines to be swamped, spreading disease.


CI teens planted trees in their neighborhood’s most barren and vulnerable spaces, gaining critical project management experience in the process.

The steps our teens follow to create change:

By carrying out these projects and seeing their impact, teens learn they can be leaders of change in their communities. 
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