For the resilient Colombian people Humanitarian Aid

Empower the Barrios,

is Kind Footprint’s humanitarian aid project that delivers direct relief to the most vulnerable communities of Medellín. 97,6% goes to the cause, no logistical nor administrative costs.

Food packages for those who need it.

Low food prices  allow us to feed a family for 4 days for 7,52 USD. In close collaboration with other humanitarian projects and social leader networks in Medellín we constantly identify the need for food aid.

By collecting used goods from local businesses in exchange for a tax-deduction, we save up emergency resources that are distributed to areas affected by floods, fires or landslides.

Education

English education for those who are eager to lear.

By employing a local English teacher assisted by volunteers, we can give 4 weekly hours of English education to local kids for 148 USD / year.

Job opportunities

Opportunities for those who deserve it.

Working with initiative ‘The Bottom Up Project’ and social enterprises we connect unemployed people with social employers.

Mission

 

Provide relief through food, emergency aid, education and job opportunities  to the most vulnerable barrios of Medellín efficiently and transparently.

Vision

Open-source knowledge, infrastructure and resources to unify humanitarian groups in achieving our common goal.

Core Values

  • 100% Transparency; Transparent communication of finances, risks and challenges with our donors. ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎ ‏‏‎
  • 97,6% Efficiency; Investing 97,6% of every public donation into its cause. No logistical nor administrative costs.
  • Use local knowledge; Close collaboration with our network of local social leaders.
  • Building bridges and community; Humanitarian aid is not a zero-sum game. Sharing knowledge, infrastructure and connections to other humanitarian projects is key.

Coming up: School & Community Center

In collaboration with international nonprofit TECHO we plan on opening an community center in one of the invasion zones of Medellín.

An invasion zone is an area where people displaced by the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela or the armed conflict in Colombia flee to. Conditions are amongst the most vulnerable in the city.

The community center will have as function:

  • School for English classes and other forms of education.
  • Community center for local initiatives / workshops / trainings.
  • Point of reference for NGOs and potential donors.

In collaboration with:

https://techo.org/ 

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