We seek to bring together a group of children in the municipality of Cajamarca leaders who can advance inquiry activities and sensitization of what it has meant and continues to mean for children Colombian armed conflict. Our initial goal is to make visible the voices of children who have been direct or indirect victims of the armed conflict in Colombia.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
30 children aged between 8 and 12 years, residents of the municipality of Cajamarca. They are children who have lived directly or indirectly the scourge of violence, either because they have been in crossfire or by the stories of their family members or other people around them, involve them as passive actors in the conflict, this project aims to give the opportunity to each of these children to know their history, reconstruct, understand.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
The aim is to build historical memory of armed conflict seen since childhood, is intended to create participatory citizens, curious, to inquire about their past and to create new possibilities for the present and the future, we do not want re-victimize, but talk of armed conflict since the history, from the facts and find that the children involved in this process are community leaders and to be critical of the reality and make information.
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
1. Colombian Family Welfare Institute: Institution that shelters all children who have been violated in one way or another throughout the Colombian territory.
2. Secretary of Education Departmental
3. Mayoralty municipality of Cajamarca – Family-Commissioner: This strategic ally will allow the diffusion process in the community and facilitate processes, acting as a mediator when be relevant.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
To consolidate a group of 30 children aged between 8 and 12 years, residents of the municipality of Cajamarca and who have suffered directly or indirectly from armed conflict.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
The foundation will provide 2 million pesos in counterpart .
2 millones de pesos colombianos.
Fundacion Social y Cultural Agora
April 5, 2013
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