Our education and empowerment project for change and innovation in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is an educational program in which socio-environmental projects are developed that meet the basic needs of local communities and promote the sustainable use of natural resources.
Educate and motivate students and teachers for the development of personal and professional skills
Develop transversal educational projects for academic strengthening and promotion of soft skills for learning in 3 district educational institutions of the town of Minca for an average of 480 elementary and high school students.
Offer vocational training and hands-on experiences with an emphasis on tourism, English, sustainable development, agroecology, and related trades, for students ages 6-11.
Develop monthly meetings with teachers for reflection and analysis on the use of active methodologies.
Provide psycho-orientation to students from institutions for prevention and well-being
After a year and a half of confinement, children in rural areas are behind in their educational curriculum due to lack of access to face-to-face classes, lack of resources and low quality and/or limited access to communication technologies and coverage from Internet. In addition to this, not all teachers are trained in digital teaching methods, active and child-friendly methodologies, which creates resistance to change, lack of motivation to teach and learn, and ends with poor educational performance.
Offered 6 courses to more than 80 people; covering topics like permaculture, ecological agriculture, bio-construction and conservation habits.
Hosted more than 70 volunteers - their work includes demonstration sessions, cooperative planning and school workshops.
Provided support to rural schools in Montecristo, Bellavista, Vista de Nieves, Taganga and La Tagua.
Designed and implemented workshops using art and sports as educational tools.
Developed workshops for more than 320 kids to create environmental awareness and entrepreneurship
We are launching an experiential education center for young children and adults for the development of socio-cultural and environmental skills.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
We are currently looking for interns to support our Sustainable Development and Environmental Education projects.
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