Some numbers

  • Since 1985, 17'500 children have benefitted from our programs
  • Four Homes created in four cities (Bogotá, Cali, Medellín and Darién Valle)
  • An average of 1'200 children are taken in every year
  • Average stay: 6 -18 months
  • 75% of the children return to their homes
  • After their return back home, our social workers ensure 2 years of follow-up
  • 4'800 parents have benefitted from the PROMEFA program since its creation in 2000

About 160 jobs were created in Colombia: our National Direction coordinates the functioning of the Homes and the distribution of donations. Among our local staff, there are committed home managers, social workers, caregivers, teachers and auxiliary staff. Psychologists, nutritionists and physicians contribute in a target specific manner.