Donating a Roof in Comuna 13

For every tour sold in 2015, the Medellín City Services® Foundation has saved one dollar to go toward a social project in Comuna 13.

E2E Foundation: An NGO Creating an Impact

In our latest NGO article, we learn about the E2E Foundation and the work they are doing in Colombia to generate positive social and environmental impacts

No to the Sex Tourist: A Campaign to Build Social Awareness

The “No Al Turista Sexual” (No to the Sex Tourist) campaign was launched by Pazamanos, a local NGO, to build social awareness about sex tourism.

The Alliance for Responsible Mining: Transforming the Mining Sector

In our first NGO feature of 2015 we learn about the work The Alliance for Responsible Mining is doing to improve social and environmental practices in Artisanal and Small-scale mining.

Mahavir Kmina: Changing Lives One Step at a Time

Dave visits Mahavir Kmina, the only charity organization of its kind in Latin America to offer free prosthetic limbs to those in need.

Mahavir Kmina: Give the Gift of Mobility This Holiday Season

In December, Medellin Living is working to raise awareness and donations for Mahivr Kmina – an NGO that helps people without lower limbs access prosthetics.

Fundación las Golondrinas: Helping Vulnerable and Displaced Communities

In the third part of our NGO series, we learn about Fundación Las Golondrinas and their work which transforms the lives of vulnerable communities.

MAKAIA: Strengthening the Social Sector in Colombia

Learn more about the non-profit organization MAKAIA and the work they are doing to strengthen the social sector in Colombia through technology.

Justo Manuel — A Real Colombian Hero

Justo Manuel is a Colombian hero. He walks 2 hours to downtown from his home in Santo Domingo to sell bananas on the street. Andrew documents a day in the life of Justo Manuel in our new series called Paisa Power.

Marina Orth Foundation: Education, Leadership and Technology

We learn more about the work of the Marina Orth Foundation and how Medellin living readers can support their work in education, leadership and technology.