Global Communities to Present on Colombia Displacement at InterAction Forum

Come listen to Director of Program Operations Randy Lyness speak at the 2019 InterAction Annual Forum where he will represent Global Communities on a panel, Collaborative Lessons Learned from Colombia Displacement Response Applicable to a Venezuela Response. Multiple organizations have decades of experience responding to the internal displacement in Colombia, working toward collective impacts in…

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VIP: Ali Blumenstock, ANDA Program in Colombia

VIP: Ali Blumenstock, Monteria, Colombia: Addressing Environmental Issues One Community At a Time May 30 to August 11, 2017 Global Communities’ ANDA Program is based in Monteria, Department of Cordoba, Colombia. In Spanish ANDA means ‘to go forward’ and it was established in 2013 with the aim of reducing poverty and improving the quality of…

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Campo Alegre: Towards the Future – The Marching Band

Campo Alegre: Towards the Future The Marching Band Campo Alegre is a community in the Municipality of La Apartada in the Department of Cordoba; however, it is closer to Caucasia, a Municipality of the Department of Antioquia. It is a borderland of culture, and the town has seen difficulties in the appropriation of its territory…

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My Home as a Safe Space/Mi Casa Como Espacio Seguro

Booklet: My Home as a Safe Space / Mi Casa Como Espacio Seguro The Knowledge and Risk Reduction Program, funded by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, helped families to ensure their homes are safe places in the event of a natural disaster, such as floods and mudslides. The program was implemented in Medellin, Colombia.…

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Colombia: Launch of Gustavo Romero Park in La Balsa

Colombia: Launch of Gustavo Romero Park in La Balsa What started as a normal Sunday quickly became one of the most awaited days for the community of La Balsa in the municipality of La Apartada. That morning was the official launch of the bio-healthy park, one of the initiatives prioritized by the La Balsa community under…

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Strengthening Conflict-affected Communities in Colombia

Strengthening Conflict-affected Communities in Colombia Through the ANDA program, Global Communities has been helping conflicted-affected communities in Northern Colombia implement practical solutions to help them achieve greater economic and social stability.  These video highlight some of the successes achieved under the ANDA program and demonstarte how communities are becoming empowered to take control and direction of…

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