Paza la Paz
It is a project aimed at young people between 14 and 28 years old in a situation of social vulnerability. It seeks to contribute to the construction of peace and the transformation of social conflict in Colombia, generating opportunities for the empowerment and inclusion of young people.
6 great reasons to join us!
Develop teamwork and conflict resolution skills
Increase confidence in yourself and others
Recognize the values, criteria and attitudes of a YMCA leader: inclusive, sensitive to the needs of others, and socially responsible
Positively impact your community
Find your vocation and identify entrepreneurial opportunities for young people
Get Involved in youth community organization and participation in civil society
Join the change!
To achieve this, training processes are carried out with innovative methodologies based on experiential education, in three specific areas of work:
Peaceful Coexistence and Conflict Resolution
Young people are trained as mediators and peacemakers and offer peaceful solutions to conflicts in their families, schools and communities.
Youth Organisation and Participation in Civil Society
Young people strengthen their citizenship education which contribute to their civic and political awareness and prepare them for influencing social change.
Young people participate in specific training that allows them to strengthen their entrepreneurial profile and develop Income generation projects.
Places in which the project is developed
Experiences of young people in Paza la Paz
This is the life history of a young girl which was transformed by Paza la Paz.
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