Some numbers

Over 48 million people

  • 30.6% of the population lives on less than 2 USD per day
  • 12% of the population (5,7 Million people) are internally displaced
  • 56 % of the children lilve in extreme poverty and do not receive the basic care they need for their development
  • 34% of the children get no attention whatsoever
  • 13% of the children suffer from chronic malnutritrtion
  • 15% infant mortality
  • More than 50.000 abandoned children are registered every year (Source : DANE)
  • 46% of children from the poorest households are sent to school three years late or more (Source : UNESCO)
  • At least 2.5 million Colombian children between 5 and 15 years work (Source : UN 2010)