There have been many years that Medellin has been charged with the most indiscriminate violence: The Drug Cartels in the 80’s, followed by the phenomenon of urban guerrillas and militias, after the wave of paramilitary city blocks; ´´El Metro``, ´´El Cacique Nutibara`` and Héroes de Granada, in the recent years all about “combos” and drug gangs, believed to be around 300 offenders and criminal groups in the city. All this times immersed in a story that makes us outsiders, because they are part…See More
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The main objective of the Foundation is to Increase Higher Education Levels and Nonviolence in Poor Communities in Medellin, which seeks to Create Local Development Spotlights through the Professionalization of Youth from Disadvantaged Communities. This is accomplished through the Award of Scholarships for University Studies, which subsidize the whole academic training process of the young until they reach their level of professional. In addition to this, the foundation provides a Complete Program of Additional Training in Leadership for Nonviolence. This is in response to the need to Train Not Only Persons Academically Capable Of Transforming Their Environment But Also Train Persons Intimately Connected With The Human Concept Of Development, this implies the apprehension of key elements for peaceful coexistence as Peace, Truth, Tolerance, Respect, Teamwork, And So On., which are components that are definitely an integral part of any community development process and today are urgently required in the social structures of our regions.
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