Saberes: Training for childminders

Saberes: Training for childminders Colombia With the Saberes training programme, the Limmat Foundation finances the promotion of young children. Childminders learn to care for their children and to support them effectively. This broadens the life prospects of the young children in spite of the poverty and educational distance of their families. The evaluation of the […]

A way out of crime for young people

A way out of crime for young people Colombia Tumaco in the rural south of Colombia is considered as one of the most dangerous regions of the country. Poverty and unemployment drive many young people into the clutches of criminal gangs, drug traffickers or terrorist organizations that fight each other bloody. The Fundación Servicio Juvenil […]

Integration of former child soldiers into society

Colombia The “Creating Dreams” program is a role model in Colombia and has been very successful. It is aimed at young people between the ages of 14 and 18 who belonged to armed groups and were involved in the conflict in Colombia. The aim of the project is the successful social, familial and societal reintegration […]


Saberes Colombia In many communities in Colombia, children are cared for by nannies. However, these caregivers have barely completed elementary school education and often have no expertise in dealing with children. In many regions of Colombia, there is no opportunity to obtain quality vocational training in the field of early childhood education. Through the “Saberes” […]

Training in agriculture

Colombia The economy of the Antioquia region in Colombia generates income through the cultivation and sale of various products, such as coffee and citrus fruits. Livestock farming is also an important source of income for the six million inhabitants. Due to the great poverty, young people in particular see illegal trade as their only way […]

Early childhood education training for cognitive disabilities

Colombia Research results as well as practical empirical data on the physical and mental development of children confirm that, especially in the first years of life, the family environment plays a central role. In order to improve the quality of life for disabled children and their families, this project provides high-quality training to educators. The […]